Our favourite department store has just received the crown that we all knew it deserved, being named the best department store in the world.
Selfridges has never been your average department store, with gorgeous designer collaborations and enough glitzy events to keep the A-listers constantly coming back, but now it has risen to the very top of the ranks of shopping heaven being officially crowned as the best department store in the world.
Fighting off stiff competition from Bloomingdale’s in New York and Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, Selfridges was named the best department store by the Intercontinental Group of Department Stores and the International Association of Department Stores in New York.
Recognising their world-class service, and exceptional merchandise together with their ability to inject excitement and drama into shopping, the associations selected Selfridges from a list of 29 countries across five continents.
The award is therefore the industry’s highest possible accolade that any retailer can achieve on a global level.
‘We are delighted to have won this very special award and very proud of our teams who have all contributed in making this happen. This is very much in recognition of all their hard work, says Paul Kelly, Selfridges Vice Chairman.
‘This centenary-old brand, built on the most extraordinary heritage, confirms that Selfridges is the most relevant and exciting department store today’
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