BIMINI, Bahamas, September 8, 2008 ¬— John Bull, The Bahamas premier retailer of luxury goods, hosted a grand opening celebration for its new store located at Bimini Bay Resort and Marina during the Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29- Sept. 1, 2008.

Several government officials from the Bahamas Tourism Office as well as John Bull executives attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place at 7 p.m. on Friday evening at the store, which is located in the resort’s Fisherman’s Village. Speeches were made by General Manager of the Family Islands Charity Armbrister as well as remarks from John Bull executives’ Rick Hazlewood and Inga Bowleg and President of Bimini Bay Resort Sean Grimberg.

John Bull, a family-owned company since 1929, offers the most sought-after names in jewelry, timepieces and other luxury gifts including Cartier, David Yurman, Gucci, Movado and Mikimoto. In addition, John Bull has been the official Bahamas retailer for Rolex for more than 50 years.

The Bimini Bay Resort location, which is the first-ever John Bull store on the island of Bimini, also sells luxury handbags by Kate Spade, Dooney & Bourke and more.

“The grand opening was an exciting day for Bimini because John Bull represents the finest in Bahamian businesses,” said Sean Grimberg, president of Bimini Bay Resort. “Tourists from all around the world have enjoyed the John Bull experience, and now they can enjoy it right here in Bimini.”