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Bodum Brews Up Fresh Retail Concept

November 29, 2016

Known the world over for its design-savvy French Press coffee maker, Bodum is an iconic brand with a fresh perspective.

This family-owned company, which also makes other kitchenware and tableware, operates hybrid shop/cafés that showcase Bodum’s vast product lines, while serving its own selection of coffees and teas in a sleek stylish space that embodies the brand’s clean aesthetic.

Bodum’s roots go back to 1944, when Peter Bodum founded the company in Copenhagen, Denmark. At its core was one simple premise—good design should be accessible. That idea permeates throughout every facet the company, which consistently pays tribute to its founder’s vision of functionality, quality and affordability.

Early on, Peter Bodum invented the internationally acclaimed Santos vacuum coffeemaker.  His son Jorgen continued the tradition, in 1974 launching Bodum’s first coffee press, the classic award-winning Bistro.  The company has since sold more than 100 million French presses.

Today its products are sold in more than 55 countries and include a wide collection of beautifully designed items for the home, from the latest coffee and tea making supplies to items for the table, kitchen, storage, textiles, and other home, as well as office, products.

In addition, Bodum has 20 stores in marquee cities all over the world, including Paris, Copenhagen, Zurich, Lucerne, Tokyo, New York, Sydney, Okinawa, Auckland, London and many more. Many of its stand-alone locations embody Bodum’s niche store/café concept.  In addition, it operates a vast network shop-in-shops, including, in Canada, at Hudson’s Bay.

At Think Retail, we thrive on seeing cool, creative brands flourish and would love to experience Bodum’s shops/cafes here at home.

For more about this iconic international company, visit the Bodum website. Addicted to your French Press? Tell us more by contacting the Think Retail Team.