SAKS FIFTH AVENUE to open in Kazakhstan

American luxury department store chain SAKS FIFTH AVENUE is set to open in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The store which will be operated in by a local partner, the leading local luxury retail company, will be located within the Esentai Park Tower complex which is currently under construction. SAKS Almaty is scheduled to open September 2011.

The Esentai Park Tower will also include a JW Marriott Hotel, luxury residences, a health club and a luxury shopping mall.

This is the seventh international location of SAKS FIFTH AVENUE, the other locations being: Saudi Arabia (2), United Arab Emirates (2), Bahrain (1) and Mexico City (1). In the U.S., SAKS operates department stores in 49 locations.