Fortnum & Mason, Queen’s favourite shop, chooses Hong Kong for first overseas branch in 300-year history – South China Morning Post

by Enoch Yiu
Published: 12:30pm, 3 Apr, 2019

Fortnum & Mason, the upmarket London department store that counts the British royal family among its regular customers, has chosen Hong Kong for its first stand-alone shop overseas since it was founded three centuries ago.

Ewan Venters, chief executive of Fortnum & Mason, said the company has signed an eight-year lease to open a two-storey shop at the Victoria Dockside in Tsim Sha Tsui. The shop will open as part of the new high-end K11 MUSEA mall in September.

“We are coming to Hong Kong as it is a vibrant international city. In Hong Kong, we will be able to serve the local customers as well as the many tourists from Asia and other countries,” Venters said in an exclusive interview…

Reblogged from the South China Morning Post

Image courtesy of Andrew Meredith (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)

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