One more Japanese company has branched our a store in Taichung! The famous Japanese bookstores with complex managements, 「TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE」Taichung Shizheng, conducted the opening ceremony today (26th). The location of the bookstore is in the T&R shopping mall at Taichung 7th Redevelopment Zone. Mayor Chia-lung Lin said, Tsutaya bookstore is near by Taichung National Opera House and Maple Garden with bright space design so we’re happy to see such a great bookstore become a new cultural landmark of Taichung when he attended the opening ceremony.
「TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE」Taichung Shizheng had its great opening today in the T&R shopping mall at Taichung 7th Redevelopment Zone. Mayor Lin, Chairman of CMC Magnetics group, Ming-hsiang Ong, Chairman of TSUTAYA Corporation, Nakanishi Kazuo, Chairman of CAFÉ COMPANY, Nannan Shujiro, Doug's Burger Founder and CEO Koki “Douglas” Terui, Chairman of Deltamac (Taiwan) Co. Ltd. Jao-hung Wu and General Manager Ai-li Yang were all there to attend the opening event with traditional Japanese Kagami – biraki ceremony. After the ceremony, everyone could enter the bookstore to enjoy the first reading experience and the free space comfortably.
Mayor Lin said, Taichung has been upgraded to be the second largest city of Taiwan and is well known as the best city for residence. We’re honored to have the new famous international bookstore in complex management to branch out in Taichung. Tsutaya bookstore is near by National Opera House and Maple Garden with bright space. We believe it will become the new cultural landmark of Taichung as it’s such a great bookstore.
Mayor Lin also mentioned, all the companies branching out in Taichung have good achievements, including Shin Kong Mitsukoshi, Costco and so on, all achieved as the top nationwide. In addition to「TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE」, Mitsu OUTLET park at Taichung Port, and CostcoTaichung branch No. 2 will open soon. Taichung City would definitely not disappoint the investors.
Chairman of CMC Magnetics group, Mr. Ong said, from HsinYi District of Taipei to Taichung, from more than 100 pins to more than 300 pins of wider space, the newly opened 『TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE』Taichung Shizheng is expected to present the unique lifestyle proposal of Book & Café to the general public for bringing everyone a better reading space and meal time. Along with the new opening, many Taichung exclusive products are provided and some featured cuisines with exclusivity are served. Also, there is a special 「PlayStation®VR experience with limited duration of period」for the people to experience the most popular VR game in the bookstore.
The officer of Economic Development Bureau said, the first branch of Tsutaya bookstore in Taiwan was formed in HsinYi District of Taipei under the collaboration between the division of CMC Magnetics group, Deltamac Co. Ltd. and Japanese TSUTAYA corporation. The bookstore introduced the Japanese bookstore culture into Taiwan and became the first bookstore with BOOK & CAFÉ STYLE combined complex management in Taiwan. The most newly formed branch was settled down in Taichung City to bring Taichung a new atmosphere of the cultural and art market. Tsutaya bookstore Taichung Shizheng, owns more than 300 pins of space and combines Wired Tokyo Café, Shibuya with bookstore. The bookstore also sets the very first parents and children area to allow parents to bring their children with them to read and play in the well constructed adults and children friendly environment.
The officer of Economic Development Bureau also said, thanks to the CMC Magnetics group for investing on Taichung; the population of Taichung City has jumped to the number 2 domestically last year so there are more and more international companies to branch out here with all kinds of featured stores. It showed the population bonus and economic development in Taichung are highly recognized and very attractive to the commercial activities. With these commercial gatherings will help Taichung marching toward internationalized cities. And the City Government team will continue to optimize the investment environment to attract more domestic or international investors to put the resources in Taichung. We’ll create a better environment for both living and investment.