• Tsum Logs 110 Years of Innovation, Transformation

    6 monthes ago - By WWD

    MOSCOW - Even for non-Russian speakers, Tsum rolls off the tongue easier than the retailer's initial moniker: Muir and Mirrielees.
    One of Eastern Europe's most iconic department stores, it was born in 1867 when two Scottish merchants, Andrew Muir and Archibald Mirrielees, founded their namesake trading company in St. Petersburg. In the 1880s, it moved to Moscow.
    The business partners decided to create a large department store along the lines of Whiteleys in London and Le Bon Marché in Paris. They selected Teatralnaya Square, the site of today's Tsum. It was billed as the first and largest...
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