Retail in Asia


Forward Fashion brings Galeries Lafayette to Macau

Hong Kong-listed Forward Fashion Holdings announced on 8th March that it will introduce six global brands to “YOHO Treasure Island Resort World Hotel” (“Treasure Island Hotel Macau”) in Macau, including the French premium department store Galeries Lafayette, UFC Gym, POP MART, Under Armour, Beebeeland, and Five Guys.

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Treasure Island Hotel Macau is a new integrated five-star hotel-cum-tourism development plan. It is located at the central intersection of the Macau Peninsula and Cotai, covering an area of 8,100 square meters and providing a total of 600 hotel rooms. It also has a five-storey shopping mall, outdoor swimming pool and hot spring, fitness room, playground, restaurants and cinema, outdoor running trail and art themed park, as well as other amenities.

Forward Fashion will bring the Galeries Lafayette to Macau; further promoting Macau as a global capital of tourism and leisure. Galeries Lafayette, with 65 stores around the world, has been a leader in the fashion retail industry and trendy lifestyle for 128 years. Macau’s first Galeries Lafayette is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2022 – marking the fourth branch in Greater China, and will occupy a GFA of approximately 45,000 square feet; integrating international designer names, luxury and vanguard fashion brands, trendy footwear and accessories, high-end beauty, fashion cafe and more. 

Forward Fashion will also introduce five other global brands that cover fashion, sports, entertainment and catering, to meet the increasing shopping and consumption demand of tourists from around the world. This includes trendy toy store POP MART, sports brand Under Armour, high-end fitness center UFC Gym, integrated entertainment center Beebeeland and burger restaurant Five Guys.

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“Treasure Island Hotel Macau will serve as benchmark for a new era in Macau. We are excited to introduce top international brands to the hotel, which will demonstrate our advantages in international branded fashion retailing and our success in business diversification, and thus further strengthen our internal business ecosystem. The cooperative arrangement will not only create greater room for development and more market opportunities for both parties, but will also play an important role in fostering development of Macau’s tourism and retail industries. Looking ahead, we will actively explore more cooperation opportunities, continue to introduce high-quality fashion brands and further enrich the number and types of brands under the Group so as to offer unique and impressive experiences to consumers,” said Mr. Patrick Fan, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Forward Fashion (International) Holdings Company Limited.