Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the grand opening of the “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO,“ the world’s first flagship store from the Citizen Watch Group, in the newly launching GINZA SIX, Tokyo’s premier luxury shopping destination, opening in Ginza on April 20, 2017. The new store boasts one of the largest collections of CITIZEN brands and Citizen Watch Group brands curated under one roof, including the world’s first Arnold & Son boutique, and aims to welcome customers from around the world, in line with company’s mission to enrich the lives of global citizens.
Citizen Flagship Store Tokyo
CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO is located ground floor of GINZA SIX—the newest and largest commercial complex in the prestigious Ginza district, the foremost shopping destination for international travellers to Japan. With 300 square meters of floor space throughout, the store was designed with wide display areas for a leisurely shopping experience, where customers may view,
touch and experience a full range of timepieces first-hand. The location also incorporates devoted spaces catering to both domestic and international shoppers, including an onsite repair workshop staffed with multilingual customer service agents and knowledgeable brand specialists, to consult visitors on the full range of products and brands. Regular events will also be held to showcase the beauty of Citizen Group watches and the craftsmanship of its watchmakers, to engage customers and collectors, and encourage a unique experience upon every visit.
“Ginza represents an international destination of the latest fashion and trends, where thousands of visitors from around the world visit each year,” said Toshio Tokura, President and CEO, Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. “The new Citizen Flagship Store Tokyo, located in this world-renowned district, offers our most complete collection of watches from our most celebrated Citizen Watch Group brands, brought together to cater to international shoppers and their wide-ranging tastes and preferences. New flagship store aims to stand as a base for watch enthusiasts, where they can come together and learn about our bands, and discover and appreciate the beauty of our timepieces. We are pleased to be able to accomplish this at the first-class Ginza Six complex.”
In keeping with the company’s global multi-brand strategy, the CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO houses a full line up of CITIZEN and Citizen Watch Group brands, including Alpina, Arnold & Son, BULOVA, CAMPANOLA, Frederique Constant, and others, and also features exclusive, limited edition models commemorating the new store launch.
To commemorate the launch of the new store, CITIZEN is releasing an exclusive “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO Limited Edition” watch line, in addition to limited edition models “ATTESA” and “xC,” which are exclusive to the Japan market. CAMPANOLA will also introduce a limited edition model to commemorate the opening of the flagship store, as well as offer a large selection of timepieces, including the CAMPANOLA Mechanical Collection.
About CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO Limited Edition Watches
Citizen is introducing two limited edition timepiece sets under the Eco-Drive One and CAMPANOLA brands, commemorating the grand opening of the CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO; both models are available at the store beginning on April 20, 2017.
Models: Eco-Drive One (5 sets)
CITIZEN’s flagship light-powered timepiece with a refined ultra-slim design
CAMPANOLA (20 sets)
A limited edition combining traditional Japanese urushi lacquer and mechanical movement by La Joux-Perret SA of Switzerland
Price range: JPY750,000 – JPY1,200,000 (excluding tax)
Available: April 20, 2017
Model Number AR5014-12E
Launch Date April 20th 2017
Price JPY750,000 + tax
Limited Edition Five sets available / CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO Limited model
Case Material/ Cermet with binderless cemented carbide bezel
Crystal Sapphire with anti-reflective coating
Dial Color Black
Size Diameter: 39.0mm /thickness: B2.la9c8km m (design specification only*)
Movement Cal.8826/ Eco-Drive/ Accuracy of ±15 seconds per month / Light-powered Eco-Drive / runs 12
CAMPANOLA- the Mechanical Collection – Kinran
Model Number NZ0004-06P
Launch Date April 20, 2017
Price JPY1,200,000 + tax
Limited Edition Total 200 units available / CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO Limited model
Case Material/ Band Stainless steel / crocodile leather
Bezel 18K gold
Crystal Dual spherical sapphire crystal (anti-reflective coating)
Back cover Screw-type transparent/ sapphire crystal
Dial Black Urushi lacquer + gold color
Size Diameter: 42mm / thickness: 14mm (*design specification only)
Number of jewels 25
Country Swiss movement /Japan assembly
Run time About 42 hours (on full wind)
Frequency 28,800 beats/hour (8 beats/second)
Precision Average -5 to +10 seconds per day
Movement Cal.Y513 Mechanical (automatic + manual winding) big date calendar / power reserve indicator Second hand stop function / water resistant
CITIZEN WATCH GROUP MAIN BRANDS
Founded in 1918, CITIZEN is a watch brand that operates in over 130 countries across the world. Based on our philosophy, “Better Starts Now,” a belief that no matter where you are, you can make now a starting point to make things better, over the years, we have introduced ‘Eco-Drive,’ the world’s first light powered technology, the state-of-the-art GPS satellite wave watch, amongst other innovations with a relentless passion to invent the next possibility of watches. We invite you to our extensive collection of timepieces, an infusion of technology and beauty, only possible from a true manufacturer who creates everything from the parts to the final watch.