Located in The Hyundai Trade Center Store, the Jacob & Co. Seoul boutique opens in partnership with retail leader Time Palace. The Jacob & Co. boutique hosted an opening ceremony featuring a slew of local celebrities.
Lying in the heart of the famed Gangnam area, the Hyundai Department Store, a.k.a. The Hyundai Trade Center Store is one of the largest and top luxury shopping destinations in Seoul. On January 22nd, Jacob Arabo, Chairman, Founder and Creative Director of Jacob & Co. opened the exclusive retail outlet in this cream-of-the-crop location, on the second floor of the luxurious shopping center. That floor is dedicated to the highest level of exclusivity, gathering international luxury brands and particularly high watchmaking brands. Opened in partnership with leading retailer Time Palace, the Jacob & Co. boutique will be a focal point for local high watchmaking and high jewelry patrons.
During the opening ceremony, the Seoul Boutique received worldwide celebrities, among which Jacob & Co. friend of the brand Bambam (@bambam1a). Totaling over 17 million Instagram followers, his presence illustrates the evergreen appeal Jacob & Co. enjoys with entertainment royalty, everywhere on Earth.
“South Korea is not just a large local market for Jacob & Co. It is a major business area, whose the response to the originality and creativity of Jacob & Co. has been passionate, says Jacob Arabo.
“Gaining the right foothold, with the right partner, is an indispensable step Jacob & Co. has been working on for a long time”, says Time Palace Director, Mr. Kang Tae-Rim.
The Seoul opening is part of a series of Asian Boutique openings for Jacob & Co. On January 19th, the brand opened an exclusive outlet in Hong Kong SAR and on the 23rd, its first-ever boutique in Vietnam, in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. These retail outlets, all of them located in prime real estate areas, illustrate the uninterrupted growth of Jacob & Co. They emphasize Jacob & Co.’s dedication to catering to all of Asia’s high watchmaking and high jewelry aficionados.