International trend-setter, sportsman and proud Las Vegas Sands Corp. business partner Beckham returns to Macao to open the newly-renovated Shoppes at Four Seasons, the highest-grossing luxury mall in the world
MACAO, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Nov. 8, Celebrated international sportsman and style icon David Beckham opened the newly-renovated Shoppes at Four Seasons, Macao’s most exclusive luxury duty free shopping mall. Already noted as Asia’s most prestigious high-end retail destination, the mezzanine has undergone a major HK$100 million revamp, and now boasts improved accessibility, circulation and sight-lines, providing a more vibrant and spacious ambience for its discerning clientele.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. business partner David Beckham attends the unveiling of the new-look Shoppes at Four Seasons as the guest of honour
Global style icon David Beckham (centre), David Sylvester, Senior Vice President of Retail, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (right) and Sean Lee Davies (left), the celebrity MC, take a ‘selfie’ with guests at the unveiling of the new-look Shoppes at Four Seasons on Saturday
Speaking to a packed audience of journalists, Shoppes at Four Seasons retailers and Sands Retail representatives, Beckham said, "It’s wonderful to be back in Macao and a real honour to be asked to open Shoppes at Four Seasons, one of the most successful luxury shopping malls anywhere in the world. I encourage everybody who visits Macao to pay a visit and check out your favourite luxury brands!"
Known as Macao’s first luxury duty free shopping mall, Shoppes at Four Seasons opened in 2007 and is today synonymous with the pinnacle of luxury shopping in Asia. Following the renovation, the mall houses 260,000 sq. ft. of retail space and an expanded tenancy mix of over 140 luxury brands from around the world. These include Bally, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada, Fratelli Rossetti, Jimmy Choo, Kurt Geiger, Lana Marks, MCM, Marina Rinaldi, and Rene Caovilla (see Appendix for the full list of brands).
The mall also now features an additional seven duplex stores, totaling 39,000 sq. ft. It also boasts the world highest-grossing retail space, at over US$5,500 per sq. ft. on average.
Sands Retail’s vast product portfolio spans a number of David Beckham’s preferred brands, including H&M, which is opening its first store in Macao next year in Shoppes at Venetian; luxury apparel brand Belstaff; Swiss watchmaker Breitling; and global premium drinks maker Diageo. All of these brands are either available or projected to be available shortly at Sands Retail properties.
"It’s always exciting to welcome David back to Macao, and we’re honoured to have a business partner of his stature and global reach," said David Sylvester, Senior Vice-President, Retail, Las Vegas Sands Corp. "With so many shared ties to some of the most stylish and sought-after brands in the world, our relationship with David is the perfect synergy, and I believe the relationship will continue to be a mutually-rewarding one for many years to come."
About Shoppes at Four Seasons
Shoppes at Four Seasons at The Plaza™ Macao personifies the bespoke elegance of the Four Seasons and is Macao’s first luxury mall, home to more than 140 luxury and designer brands like Audemars Piguet, Bottega Veneta, Cartier, Gucci, Dolce and Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton. Shoppes at Four Seasons include a comprehensive range of cosmetics, beauty and fragrance at T Galleria, featuring over 45 international brands.
For more information, please visit http://www.sandsretail.com/our-shoppes/shoppes-at-four-seasons.html
About Sands Retail
Sands Retail is the leasing and retail asset management platform of Sands China Ltd., a subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Las Vegas Sands is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of integrated resorts that combine premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment and luxury shopping malls. The integrated resort model was established in Southern China with the development of the Cotai Strip® in Macao, where Sands Retail’s impressive portfolio of luxury retail properties includes the world’s highest-grossing luxury mall, Shoppes at Four Seasons, high street fashion hub Shoppes at Venetian and the family-friendly Shoppes at Cotai Central. Sands Retail’s Macao footprint will increase again in 2015 with the opening of Shoppes at Parisian, a centre for creative luxury. In 2013, US$1 of every US$3 spent on retail in Macao was spent in one of the Shoppes malls.
For more information, visit http://www.sandsretail.com
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