NAI Ukraine and Koton reached agreement for Koton’s primary step in Ukraine market: Turkey’s leading fast fashion brand Koton opens first store in Ukraine at Lavina Mall
Leading Ukrainian brokerage company NAI Ukraine and Turkey’s pioneer fast fashion brand Koton concluded a contract for Koton’s first store in Ukraine market which will be opened at Ukraine’s biggest shopping and entertainment center Lavina Mall, in April.
The new store of the leading Turkish brand will occupy a total of 1550 sq.m in Lavina Mall’s central atrium, next to the fountain. Vitalii Boiko, founder and CEO of NAI Ukraine, announced that the new Koton store opening will be held in April 2018.
Koton, currently has 506 stores, including 203 abroad and 303 in Turkey, in addition to its presence at more than 800 sales points around the world. The company aims to be the richest fashion brand with the most popular collections across 5 continents by 2023.
With it’s creative, innovative, customer- and technology- oriented approach, Koton adopts the policy of bringing seasonal trends together with authentic designs and offering them for sale at convenient locations and at attractive prices.
With more than 10.000 employees in 28 countries and a design team of more than 220 young and experienced designers, Koton annually produces approximately 30,000 different models in more than 50 collections. Koton offers 80 new design choices to customers every day.
Koton has moved its rich content to Koton.com in September 2015 and till then Koton.com has become the biggest store of Koton in its 2nd year after opening with more than 3 million unique visitors monthly and more than 20.000 available products online.
Koton Ukraine Country Manager İrfan Dokdok, highlighted that Ukraine is one of the most strategic markets abroad due to its population and consumer profile, and said, “We know this region and consumer needs very well and we are so pleased to open our first store. We aim to present latest trends and various collections with affordable prices to our customers.”
Lavina Mall is a super-regional shopping and entertainment center – the largest Ukrainian ‘megamall’ – with a total area of 170,000 sq.m. The mall has the largest and longest fashion gallery in Ukraine, an indoor GALAXY family entertainment park (which is also the largest in Europe, at 23,000 sq.m.) and the largest MULTIPLEX cinema in the country (13 halls).
Lavina Mall has already won multiple international awards: Project of the Year (Commercial Real Estate), EEA Forum & Project Awards 2016, Retail Development Ukraine, the European Property Awards 2017-2018 and the “Best Large Scale Shopping Center 2017” of Ukraine by the Commercial Property Awards.
About NAI Ukraine
NAI Ukraine represents NAI Global in Ukraine. The company has become a leader in commercial real estate consulting and leasing. NAI Ukraine is a consultant and leasing agent of the major Ukrainian commercial real estate projects – such as Lavina Mall, Rive Gauche, Ocean Mall, Blockbuster Mall and many others. NAI Ukraine team has a vast experience: 700 consulting projects, over 100 properties put into operation, and over 3 million sq.m. leased. To learn more, visit https://naiukraine.com/en
Leader of fashion and retail in Turkey, Koton started its life in fashion at its first store opened in Istanbul in 1989, and it opened its first sales point abroad in Munich, Germany in 1996. Koton currently has 479 stores, including 189 abroad and 290 in Turkey, in addition to its presence at more than 800 sales points around the world. Koton aims to be the richest fashion brand with the most popular collections across 5 continents by 2023. Creative, innovative, customer- and technology-oriented, Koton combines trends of the season with authentic design, and its policy is to offer these products at the most convenient locations at attractive prices. With a design team of more than 220 young and experienced designers and more than 10,000 employees, Koton annually produces approximately 30,000 different models in more than 50 collections. Koton offers 80 new design choices to customers every day. Koton.com that was opened in September 2015 reached 1,300,000 users without making any investment to commercials and was visited by 2,400,000 people as of December 2015. Koton reflects the rich content of its stores fully to this online platform.