THE RETAIL BULLETIN - The home of retail news
HOME
RETAIL NEWS
RETAIL EVENTS
Fashion
Department Stores
Shopping Centres & Retail Parks
Home & DIY
Electricals
Health & Beauty
General Merchandise
Entertainment
Sports & Leisure
Retail Solutions
Food & Drink
Interviews
RETAIL INSIGHTS
RETAIL SOLUTIONS
ABOUT US
CONTACT US
SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE
Björn Borg opens first standalone store

Swedish underwear brand Björn Borg has opened its first standalone store in the UK in Kent’s Bluewater shopping centre.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Björn Borg opens first standalone store

Swedish underwear brand Björn Borg has opened its first standalone store in the UK in Kent’s Bluewater shopping centre.

The new store, which is situated in the Upper Guildhall, uses the the brand’s Candy store concept where shops are designed in the style of a kiosk without surrounding walls with products visible to passers-by.  The shop sells a range of underwear for men, women and children as well as seasonal products such as sleepwear and swimwear.

Arthur Engel, CEO of Björn Borg, said: "In line with our expansion plan we now take our Candy Store-concept internationally further. We have previously opened Candy Stores in both Germany and Gallerian in Stockholm and plan to introduce the concept on more markets. This type of store reflects our brand exceptionally well and makes our lines of underwear more accessible to the customer."

Björn Bjorg launched in the UK in 2005 with shops within stores such as Harrods and Selfridges. The company said it now plans to open more retail outlets and own stores in selected parts of the country.

 

Email this article to a friend

You need to be logged in to use this feature.

Please log in here

Subscribe For Retail News

RETAIL EVENTS

Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
6 February 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London WG1 9DT
A truly omnichannel offering requires an understanding of customer behaviour across all shopping channels and how this should impact your overall business strategy
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
5 June 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th Annual Retail Customer Engagement Summit
The HR Summit 2019
The HR Summit 2019
Tuesday 8 October 2019
The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 11th HR Summit 2019, The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1, 8 October 2019
AI in Retail Conference 2019
AI in Retail Conference 2019
16 October 2019
Cavendish Conference Center, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT
Digitally native competitors and demanding customers are forcing a new perspective in retail. AI and machine learning can help you step up to the challenges; and some ‘small and beautiful’ solutions can increase your conversion rates within just a few weeks.
Payment Roundtable 2019
Payment Roundtable 2019
6 February 2019
The Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT
The Retail Bulletin Payment Roundtable will raise debate and discussion centred on but not exclusive to improving the in-store payment process