Galeries Lafayette announced their plans to open a new store in Marseille
GaleriesLafayetteannounced theirplans to opena new store inMarseille, in thePrado district. Thisthird storeGaleriesLafayettein Marseille, located in thecommercial center of thefutureVelodromeStadium,openedin 2018Paris, September 22, 2014Galeries Lafayetteconfirmtheir locationin Marseille andannounced plansto open anew store inthePhoceanin2018, in theshopping districtofPrado. This thirdstore, locatedin thecommercial center of thefutureVelodromeStadium,Galeries Lafayettewill allowto consolidatetheirpresence inthe second city ofFrance. The futureshopping center thatthe GaleriesLafayette,with an areaof about21,000square meters andhasthnearly 40shopswill belocated in theheartof the8 districtof the city, opposite the BoulevardMichelet. It will bringshops andterraces onfive levels, andoffer a fullcommercial offeringwith apremiumpositioning andsetting.Verycomplementary to theGaleries LafayetteofferstheBoursecenterand GaleriesLafayetteStreetSt.Ironwood, this new storewillmeet the demandof the peopleof the southern districtsofMarseille2. With asales area ofapproximately 7000m, the store will occupy fourlevelsand propose afashion offervaried, accessible tothehigh-end. On the occasionof this announcement,NicolasHouze, CEO Branchdepartment storesof GaleriesLafayette, said: "Itplans to openathird store inMarseilleconfirms ourdesire to consolidateour presence in thesecond cityFranceand will complementthe offerof our twoexisting stores.This siterepresentsa great opportunityfor GaleriesLafayette, since thisdaynodepartment storesin the citydoes not haveaccessto this exceptionalcommercial area.Thisstrategic locationwill allow us tobe the first toposition ourselvesand to propose a"department store"offer in thisarea. "