Knight Frank has been appointed to acquire a flagship boutique for luxury watch manufacturer Seiko.
Established in 1881, by founder Kintaro Hattori, Seiko has been at the forefront of technological watch innovation for 135 years. It is one of the only full-integrated watch companies in the world, manufacturing every component of every watch it produces, guaranteeing unparalleled quality.
Seiko has been producing industry leading luxury watches for years and are considered a market leader within the watch industry.
Knight Frank is assisting the brand in acquiring a flagship boutique store between 50sq m and 100sq m in Central London to showcase their premier collection – Grand Seiko.
Mike Wimble, Partner, Knight Frank Retail team, said: “We are privileged to have been chosen to work with such a prestigious brand to source their latest boutique offering in the UK that will complement their other European stores in Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam. Seiko are one of the best kept secrets in the luxury watch market and this new store will showcase the best that Seiko has to offer.”
David Harnby, Director, Sales & Marketing, Seiko UK, said: “We are delighted to be working with Knight Frank in what is a watershed moment for Seiko. The search for a flagship Central London boutique will allow the brand to build on the most recent openings in Sydney and Frankfurt. Grand Seiko is our pinnacle line and we are very excited about the potential of opening a flagship London boutique to showcase the range. With the Athletics World Championships scheduled for London next summer and with Seiko the official time keeper for the event, there has never been a better opportunity to build on the momentum and excitement around the brand and specifically our Grand Seiko collection.”