Patek Philippe opens an exclusive Boutique and Service Center in Shanghai, China
Patek Philippe and the Melchers Group are opening a new Patek Philippe Boutique and Service Center in Shanghai to better meet the increasing demand for the Geneva watchmakers' timepieces from both watch collectors and upcoming watch lovers from China.
Spectacular location in Shanghai
Group were able to secure a prime retail site in Shanghai located on the
"Bund", an area with many classic colonial buildings situated on the banks
of the Huangpu River which offers spectacular views of the Pudong Financial
District modern skyscrapers.
Enhancing Patek Philippe awareness in China
Patek Philippe Boutique in Shanghai is scheduled to open in June 2005.
Covering a total area of 105 sqm, it will provide a dedicated showroom
and sales outlet for the Patek Philippe Watch Collection. It will also
host a fully equipped state-of-the-art After Sales Service Center manned
by a full-time Patek Philippe trained watchmaker.
Local management by well established, long-time partner Melchers
of the Patek Philippe Boutique and Service Center will be under the direct
responsibility of the Melchers Group, one of Patek Philippe's long-standing
partners. The Melchers Group has maintained commercial activities with
China for almost 140 years and is well established in this country, especially
in Shanghai. The Melchers Group already handles the distribution of Patek
Philippe timepieces in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the
Philippines through its affiliated company, Geneva Master Time Pte Ltd
(GMT), established in 1987 in Singapore as sole distributor for Patek
An exclusive distribution network worldwide
timepieces are distributed throughout the world via an exclusive network
of more than 600 selected retail outlets in over 70 countries, each offering
the ideal environment for purchasing the world's finest timepieces. The
company has its own retail showrooms in Geneva and Paris, and is the direct
agent for markets such as Switzerland, Austria, Scandinavia, Italy or
South America. In other countries, Patek Philippe watches are imported
by distributors such as Libertas in Hong Kong, or the Melchers Group.
information, please contact:
Patek Philippe's website at www.patek.com