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Melbourne Airport to get luxury retail hub

Melbourne Airport Terminal 2 Luxury Retail Hub News - Retail In Asia

Melbourne Airport will spread its retail wings later this year with the addition of several international luxury brands, confirmed to open inside the Australian airport’s Terminal 2.

Located next to the airport’s current duty free store, jeweller Tiffany & Co, and fashion brands Burberry, Salvatore Ferragamo, Max Mara and Emporio Armani are all slated to open stores later this year, as part of the airport’s new high-end fashion precinct.

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According to the airport’s chief of retail, Andrew Gardiner, the upgrade hopes to enhance the traveller experience, creating an airport that Melbourne can be proud of.

“The luxury precinct is really taking Melbourne Airport to the next level, with 11 of the world’s most prestigious brands set to enhance our international passenger experience,” says Andrew Gardiner, chief of retail at Melbourne Airport.

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“We’re absolutely thrilled to bring these brands to Melbourne Airport. Our domestic and international passengers have informed us of the stores they want to see, and we’re delivering on that with high end brands that we know our travelers love.”

Other big name retailers including Australian official watch specialty store Watches of Switzerland are scheduled to open, joining Bally, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss Furla and Tumi.

All stores are set to open at varying times between the end of July and end of November 2017.