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Cartier Seattle

Lafont

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We were in Seattle and I was disappointed to find the Cartier that had been in Pacific Place Mall in downtown Seattle, with the Tiffany's, is gone. Someone in Tiffany's told me there's now a Cartier counter or section in a prestigious department store in Bellevue (was it Neiman Marcus?). That was the first time I've heard of a Cartier leaving a downtown area with no direct replacement? Has this been happening in other cities - U.S. or otherwise?
 

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Cartier is reducing its number of access points to make the brand more exclusive and to raise prices. Other brands like Omega are also doing this.
 

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Originally Posted by Lafont
We were in Seattle and I was disappointed to find the Cartier that had been in Pacific Place Mall in downtown Seattle, with the Tiffany's, is gone. Someone in Tiffany's told me there's now a Cartier counter or section in a prestigious department store in Bellevue (was it Nieman Marcus?). That was the first time I've heard of a Cartier leaving a downtown area with no direct replacement? Has this been happening in other cities - U.S. or otherwise?

uhh, may because we're in a recession?

Why are you disappointed.........were you their biggest customer? How many things have you bought from there?
 

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Cartier is in the NM at the Bravern in Bellevue.
Bravern opened with much fanfare about a year ago with a bunch of luxury stores like NM, Hermes, LV and some restaurants.
The Terrance Brennan restaurants recently closed.

Wifey and I are betting on what place is going to close next.
The John Howie Steak restaurant happy hour is great though. Nothing like deep fried bacon to get your heart started.
 

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Recession doesn't have much to do with it. About the same time they moved to Bellevue's newest luxury mall. In this case they left a fairly thriving urban downtown which still has the Tiffany's, Gucci's, etc.
As far as how much I've bought from Cartier I've done my share but it's irrelevant. I enjoy the experience.
Incidentally, the Tiffany's no longer had any version of the Atlas watch line and I thought their current watches in the Seattle store are lacklustre.
 

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whether you are aware or not, the recession has a lot to do with it.

Enjoy......
 

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