SYDNEY, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- It is with great pleasure and excitement that Seiko Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Seiko Watch Corporation, announces the opening of its first Seiko boutique in Australia, located on the lower ground floor of the iconic Queen Victoria Building in Sydney. For over a century, the Queen Victoria Building has been a Sydney landmark, first as a market and, since 1986, as home to a collection of luxury retail stores.
A celebration in honour of the opening was held at the Swissotel Sydney tonight, hosted by Seiko Watch Corporation COO Hirohiko Umemoto, and attended by several of Seiko's business partners, media representatives and watch collectors. The occasion was also celebrated by the Consul-General from the New South Wales consulate of Japan, Mr. Masato Takaoka.
This new boutique is one of several that Seiko is opening in the world's leading cities. Last year Seiko boutiques opened in Frankfurt, Moscow and Tokyo and more will follow in 2016. Seiko's aim, here in Sydney as elsewhere, is to allow visitors a unique, exciting and intriguing opportunity to explore the world of Seiko through its history, its craftsmanship and its finest watches. The Seiko Boutique will showcase Seiko's prestigious collections, Grand Seiko, Astron and Credor and will display several watches never before offered in Australia. The boutique will have a resident Seiko watchmaker to assist customers with technical information and assistance.
Please find three images from Seiko's opening. Additional images are available upon request.
About Seiko Watch Corporation
Seiko Watch Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seiko Holdings Corporation which was established in 1881. Seiko is one of a few true "manufactures" that design, develop and produce all components of luxury watches, using traditional craftsmanship and the most advanced technologies. Its global network covers more than 150 countries worldwide, marketing the fine watches under the vision "Moving ahead, Touching hearts."
Shop 63, Lower Ground Floor, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney NSW 2000
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