NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2011 -- CANON Boutique Opening at WILLOUGHBY'S
, NYC oldest camera emporium founded in 1898! on Monday, December 5, 2011 at Willoughby’s
, 298 Fifth Avenue at the corner of 31st Street, New York City, NY.
Private cocktails and “cameras” to celebrate the Opening of the CANON Boutique at Willoughby’s
, the oldest camera and camera accessories emporium in NYC. Themed All Things New York -- NY deli-inspired nibbles, Manhattans, Red Apple Martinis and more. Hosted by Willoughby’s CEO Joseph Douek
. Music by DJ I.K.E.
Guests included city and public officials, newscasters, financiers, business leaders, opinion leaders and tastemakers. Featuring Kristina Korsholm’s
new book, NYC – Head Over High High Heels
. The celebration was themed ALL THINGS NEW YORK, and hence the quintessentially NY hosts, Phillip Bloch
, Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox
and RHONY Alex McCord
… as well as the NY officials attending such as NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio
, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz
and Counsel to Mayor Bloomberg Anthony Crowell… and an eclectic group including Tana Chung
, Geoffrey Bradfield, Chele Chiavacci, Donna D’Cruz, Evie Evangelou
, Miguelina Gambaccini, Kimberly Guilfoyle
, Carla Holtze
, Dana Hammond, Michelle Harper, Brad Johns, Kristina Korsholm
, Christina "Zuzu" Kim
, Stephanie Newhouse, Tom Silverman, Tracy Stern
, Antony Todd, Kim Vernon, and more…
MORE ABOUT CANON AND WILLOUGHBY’S:
Set within New York’s oldest photographic emporium, the Canon Boutique at Willoughby’s
will provide the full lineup of Canon’s current imaging product portfolio. The premium design and materials reflect company’s innovative and cutting edge character and create a memorable experience. The red and white background invokes the “red apple” and the diorama of the NYC skyline inspired the ALL THINGS NEW YORK theme of the launch event.
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
, headquartered in Lake Success, New York
, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With more than $45 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks fourth overall in patent holdings in the U.S. in 2010† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2011. Canon U.S.A.
is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A.
. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A.
, sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting http://www.usa.canon.com/RSS
“Throughout the world, Canon cameras are the choice medium through which a moment in time is captured, transforming images into imagination. The award winning cameras and printers offer the photographer a complete input to output solution that is easy to use”, states Willoughby’s CEO Joseph Douek
. “I’m proud to launch the Canon Boutique at Willoughby’s
, where one can experience the power behind the brand and appreciate Canon technology, showcased in a distinguished setting allowing one to touch, feel and try.”
Founded in 1898 by famed lens man Charles Willoughby
and over 110 years later, Willoughby’s
has become a New York City institution. Offering a large selection of cameras and photo equipment for every budget and skill level, from simple point-and-shoot models to high-end single-lens reflex cameras, Willoughby’s stocks a wide selection of cameras, camcorders, binoculars and photography equipment and accessories for both the pro and consumer markets. Novices and professional photographers alike appreciate Willoughby’s highly knowledgeable sales associates and personalized service -- hallmarks of New York City's oldest photographic equipment and accessories store. Some things never change.
The Canon Boutique at Willoughby’s
is located at: 298 Fifth Avenue at 31st St., New York, NY 10001. For more information, please call 1.800.378.1898 or visit http://www.willoughbys.com
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