Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE - Interiors plans expansion in Gulf with five new stores  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 12/12/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Renowned furniture brand Interiors on Wednesday launched Calvin Klein Furniture Curator Collection gallery in Dubai. It is the first gallery of Calvin Klein Furniture in Middle East.

Interiors, established by the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group in 1968, plans to explore the Gulf region by adding three to five more showrooms in next five years to launch the luxurious designer Calvin Klein Curator collection in the Gulf region.

"We have plans to expand the furniture brand in the Gulf region and will explore Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman in coming years," Abdulla Al Gurg, group general manager, told Khaleej Times after the inauguration of the gallery.

Interiors showcases an exclusive collection of the world's finest brands including Mariner, Coleccion Alexandra, Koher, Fejomi, and Fama of Spain; Giorgio Collection, Cornelio Cappellini, Seven Sedie, and Scappini of Italy; Calvin Klein, Bernhardt, Broyhill, Paul Robert, and Klaussner of the USA.

Al Gurg was upbeat about the success of the brand success in the region and said the group is known to offer a wide range of superior quality furniture and accessories from well-known manufacturers worldwide.

"We are proud to be the first furniture retailer to exclusively launch the Calvin Klein Curator collection in the UAE. At Interiors, our endeavour is to constantly offer select collections from renowned furniture brands to our discerning and esteemed clientele," he said.

In reply to a question, he said securing rights to host World Expo 2020 would have a positive impact on businesses in Dubai. The event, which was also attended by Mrs Raja Al Gurg, managing director, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, gave attendees an opportunity to see the stunning collection by Calvin Klein Home representatives including the president and chief executive of Calvin Klein Furniture Michael Foster. Consul General of Lebanon Sami Nmeir and Consul General of the USA Robert Waller were also present on the occasion.

"Interiors would be the Calvin Klein representative in Dubai. They are the right fit for the brand," Foster told Khaleej Times.

Speaking at the launch of the curator collection, Foster said the Calvin Klein Curator collection represents the soul of Calvin Klein's design spirit.

About the brand's strategy to strengthen its presence in the region, he said: "Interiors is our first Calvin Klein furniture Curator Collection gallery in the Middle East. We are confident Interiors will do an excellent job of representing the Calvin Klein furniture line on our behalf."

To a question about the outlook for home decor market, he said trend in the high-end is moving to more contemporary styling with clean lines and rich exotic woods.

"Interiors has done an excellent job of capturing this trend with the Calvin Klein Curator collection. We are proud of our business partnership with Interiors. They understand the importance of presenting the Calvin Klein home products in a tightly merchandised lifestyle environment. We are optimistic for enjoying a long term, successful relationship with Interiors," he added.

He said the Middle East consumer appreciates quality and great design. "This is a good fit for Calvin Klein."

To a question about the brand's core markets, he said North America is currently the largest presence for Calvin Klein. The emerging markets are Eastern Europe and Asia, particularly for furniture, he added.

To a question about the brand performance in 2013, he said Calvin Klein Home had an excellent year as the furniture lines business more than doubled in 2013.

"We anticipate growing our worldwide business by more than double again in 2014 as we open more Calvin Klein furniture galleries in North America and different parts of the world," he added.

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 23 2014 - Bahrain's BCFC profit up 13 percent in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company (BCFC) saw a 13 percent rise in consolidated net profit at USD19.1 million in the first half of the current year compared to USD16.88 million in the ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Asian, Western firms to invest in UAE's oilfieldsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Asian and western firms plan to help operate the UAE's biggest oilfields after a deal with oil majors expired this year, according to Arabian Business.A final decision on the winning firms ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Dubai's Arenco awards Chinese firms two contractsMENAFN
(MENAFN) China State Construction Engineering Co (CSCEC), the Asian superpower's third largest construction firm, has been awarded two contracts from Dubai-based based developer Arenco Real Estate to ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Kuwait- All must work to encourage youth to be creative productive: AmirArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) WAIT CITY July 21 (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Seif Palace the top ten winners of Al-Mubader Youth-Support and Small ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Female thief caught red-handed at Grand MosqueArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) A female pickpocket was caught at the Grand Mosque in Makkah with more than SR100000 in cash gold mobile phones and women's bags an online paper reported.Field teams working with ...

 Jul 23 2014 - UAE's Just Falafel to expand in OmanMENAFN
(MENAFN) UAE-based food operator Just Falafel said it plans to expand in Oman in a deal to open 10 new outlets, according to Arabian Business.The new stores will be distributed in several places ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Dubai's Auris to construct six properties in three yearsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based Auris Group of Hotels said that it plans to launch six new properties between 2015 and 2017, according to Arabian Business.Five of the properties will be located in Dubai and one ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Enough worldwide UberICECREAM to make 3 x Mount Everest!MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Uber served up a treat to make a record-breaking ice cream delivery across the UAE, and the Gulf, as #UberICECREAM returned to city streets across 144 cities worldwide. From Boston to ...

 Jul 23 2014 - ITWORX Education named 2014 Worldwide Public Sector Partner of the Year for Education at the 2014 MicrosoftMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Microsoft Corp. today announced that ITWORX Education has been named 2014 Worldwide Public Sector Partner of the Year for Education at the Microsoft Partner Awards, underlining the ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Indonesias Aviation Sector Shows Promise Despite ChallengesMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) As an archipelago, Indonesia has more than 17,000 islands, creating a fertile ground for the aviation industry to expand its business on both domestic and international routes. The ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help