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Bloomingdale's to open first international store in Dubai


CINCINNATI Macy’s Inc. has announced that the first Bloomingdale’s stores outside of the United States will open in February 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as part of a strategic relationship with Al Tayer Group LLC, a leading UAE-based company with diversified businesses.

Two Bloomingdales locations a three-level apparel and accessories store of about 146,000 square feet and a one-level home store of about 54,000 square feet will anchor The Dubai Mall, which will be one of the worlds largest shopping centers when completed in late 2008.

This will be our companys first overseas location, and we expect to learn a great deal about how our brands translate internationally, said Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and ceo of Macys Inc.. Dubai offers a unique opportunity for Bloomingdales. It is a fast-growing, affluent marketplace that has emerged as an international destination for tourism, sporting events and business. 

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