River Island opens first store in Sweden
The retailer has taken a 1,170 sq m flagship unit at the centre, adjacent to the city’s Hollister store.
Owned by Sweden’s second largest property owner and developer AMF Fastigheter, Gallerian has a daily footfall of 50,000 and tenants include the likes of Vera Moda, Jack & Jones, H&M and Clas Ohlson.
Karolin Forsling, head of retail and development at AMF Fastigheter, said: ”We see River Island’s iconic offer as a perfect match for Gallerian’s ‘fast fashion’ concept.”
A spokesperson from River Island added: “We believe that Gallerian will offer us the best stage to launch to the fast growing Swedish market. Our entire product range is designed by our 100 strong in-house design team. We also work with up-and-coming designers delivering unique capsule collections to our customers each season, all of which will appeal to Gallerian’s trend conscious catchment.”
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