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30 Global Retail Cities: Moscow

Executive Summary

With this series, 30 Global Retail Cities, we profile the world’s major shopping cities – from fashion capitals such as Milan to shopping hubs such as Honolulu. We curated the top retail stores in each city, along with must-see shopping districts, major retail events and innovative store formats.

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  • Moscow is considered a tourist destination with sites such as The Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Bolshoi Theatre. The city is an attractive market for retailers due to its large population.
  • Known as one of the best shopping streets in Moscow, Arbat Street features high-end souvenir shops to elegant stores. It is the oldest and most popular street in the city for well-priced goods.
  • Tsvetnoy Central Market is a luxury, six-floor department store. It includes restaurants, food markets, designer brands, fast-fashion brands and beauty and technology products.

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