Nespresso Sydney Flagship Caps Record Boutique Expansion in 2010By Nestle Nespresso S.a., PRNE
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Vibrant Brand Community Engaged by Signature Venues in Iconic Locations
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, December 3, 2010 - Nespresso, the pioneer and reference for premium portioned coffee,
officially opened its largest boutique in the Southern Hemisphere on December
2nd, 2010. The Sydney boutique, fronting the prestigious redeveloped Pitt
Street Mall, is the fifth Nespresso flagship boutique to open this year. With
new flagships in Brussels, Miami, New York SoHo, Munich and now Sydney, each
flagship combines signature Nespresso style while reflecting the distinct
identities of the global cities each serves. More than just a retail space,
each flagship and boutique plays a vital role in connecting and energising
local Nespresso lovers into a vibrant brand community.
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"Our boutiques are unique spaces that enable coffee lovers to share the
Nespresso world of highest quality coffee and to experience the brand with
all their senses. Additionally, they enable our Club Members to experience
unmatched personalised service," said Richard Girardot, CEO of Nestle
Nespresso S.A. "As I visit our boutiques around the world, I always note our
Club Members' consistent passion to learn more about the Nespresso experience
and find new ways to enjoy it."
Nespresso will finish 2010 with more than 220 boutiques. The steady
expansion of its global network of boutiques underlines the important role of
coffee specialists in informing our connoisseur customers about Nespresso's
highest quality coffee and continuous innovation. Over 70% of Nespresso's
worldwide workforce of more than 4,500 people are customer facing, sharing
their knowledge and passion with Nespresso Club Members.
Christophe Cornu, Chief Commercial Officer of Nestle Nespresso S.A.,
officiated at the Sydney opening and commented that while the Sydney boutique
caps a year of global expansion, it also marks Australia's performance as one
of the fastest growing Nespresso markets worldwide. The Sydney boutique
represents the next level of investment and growth for Nespresso in
"The Nespresso Sydney boutique joins a prestigious group of flagships
launched internationally. It is on par with the boutiques in Paris'
Champs-Elysees, New York's SoHo and Munich. We're creating elegant, inviting
spaces on iconic shopping streets, designed to allow consumers to discover
the ultimate coffee experience," said Mr Cornu.
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