Selfridges is a chain of department stores which caters to the high end customers in England. The main store is situated at Oxford Street, London, and it is known to be the biggest shop in England after Harrods. The first store was opened in the year 1909 and was named after H. Gordon Selfridge who opened the shop by using all his savings. Selfridge used many innovative marketing strategies to attract customers to his store. He is also supposed to have coined the famous saying, ‘the customer is always right’. Continue Reading
Harrods London department store is famous all over the world. It is situated in the most prestigious part of London, at Brompton Road, in Knightsbridge and is one of the largest and most upmarket department store in Europe, covering an area of twenty thousand meters with a little above one million square feet of built up area. It has a little over 330 departments selling every conceivable products and services. This makes it the largest store in European Union. Harrods is famous for it’s mind blowing in store decoration, window display and the variety of choices of products . Continue Reading
Liberty is one of the most iconic stories in London, located in the famous Regent Street in London. The Liberty building housing the store is 134 years old and has an exterior which is timber framed and mock Tudor. It is quaint, exceptional and very pleasing. The Liberty building is as famous as the goods it sells. This department stores is famous for the luxury goods, clothing, furniture, household items, perfumes and gifts. It also sells furnishing material, which goes by the name of ‘Liberty Art Fabrics’. The material can be used both for clothing and furnishing and comes in traditional as well as in contemporary prints which are changed and redesigned periodically. Continue Reading
Somewhere by the River Thames, is a major settlement that had been around for about two millennia and was originally called Londinium. This is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, known as the City of London. From its rich history, it retains its square-mile medieval boundaries that attract more people to visit. And then, of course, there is its reputation as a shopping paradise.