US brand Timberland wants to strengthens its presence in Europe by opening two new franchise stores in Germany and Austria.

The Austrian store in Linz will open July, 18, while the German shop opening in Garmisch-Patenkirchen will follow July, 23. The shops each include a retail space from 50 sqm and offer the so-called Timberland “Footwear Plus” assortment including Women’s, Men’s and Kids’ Footwear as well as accessories.

The store concept “Marketplace 3.0” serves an industrial look & feel and sustainable recycled interior reflecting the traditional craft of the brand.