coop & spree Signs First Retail Lease In New York City
coop & spree, a new retail concept for the young, stylish, metropolitan woman, today announced that it has signed a lease for its first retail store at 202 Elizabeth Street in New York City. As part of the announcement, the store will launch an exciting new shopping experience that includes the most coveted apparel and accessory designers from around the world, infused with cutting edge technologies and premium services that today’s sophisticated shopper has come to expect.
Scheduled to open in August 2014, coop & spree will occupy approximately 1,000 square feet in the heart of Nolita, with neighboring tenants including Vince, Helmut Lang, Maje, and Sandro. Gary Schwartzman & George Graf from Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented coop & spree in the transaction.
“Our customer wants an interactive and entertaining retail experience that also offers access to exclusive designer brands and luxury services,” said coop & spree founder Brooke S. Richman. “We are ecstatic to open our first store in Nolita, as the area epitomizes our commitment to discovering unknown designers with a downtown chic edge.”
coop & spree’s new retail concept, which has received more than $1million in private funding, invites customers to discover, play, shop and share through the following:
· Luxury services. coop & spree caters to customers’ every shopping need, whether it’s providing complimentary tailoring, same day NYC delivery, or umbrellas for a rainy day.
· Personal styling. coop & spree helps pamper customers by offering a menu of personal styling services that they can’t find online, including home closet consultations,personalized packing services and a stylist in residence.
· Digital styling. coop & spree features digital tablets throughout the store to help customers build and accessorize outfits, while its photo booth helps them enjoy a fun shopping experience and share style inspiration with friends.
· Exclusive access. coop & spree hosts events and trunk shows to expose customers to new designers from around the world including LA, Australia, London and New York.
About coop & spree
coop & spree is a new retail concept that is revitalizing the traditional brick-and-mortar space with an exciting new shopping experience for the young, stylish, metropolitan woman. Catering to the consumer who has grown accustomed to shopping online, coop & spree delivers the ease, efficiency and premium service that she has come to expect. With a contemporary merchandise assortment that includes the most coveted apparel and accessory designers from around the world, Manhattan-based coop & spree also features the most exclusive, under the radar brands with a cool, chic edge. For more information, please visit www.coopandspree.com.
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