NEXT UPSIZE AND FAT FACE JOIN VICTORIA’S SECRET IN SIGNING AT INTU METROCENTRE

Next have upsized to the Green Mall at intu Metrocentre in 78,000 sq ft, showing their commitment to the centre and region.

Mark Russell at Next said: “We’ve invested a significant amount at intu Metrocentre to ensure that our new store is really worth the wait. The new concepts we have are amazing and we believe that all customers are going to love what we have in store.”

Kate Grant, Regional Managing Director at intu, added: “This substantial upsizing at intu Metrocentre reflects the growing appreciation we’re seeing among retailers for the best physical stores in the right locations as they seek to rationalise their store portfolios and gain access to a higher proportion of their target customers. We have worked closely with Next to build this fantastic new store at the heart of intu Metrocentre and this forms part of intu’s ongoing asset management strategy to evolve and enhance our centres into retail destinations where customers and retailers want to be.

Fat Face have also recently opened, joining an ever increasing premium line up at intu Metrocentre. Fat Face are located on the recently refurbished Upper Platinum Mall, which will shortly be 100% let with a further two high end brands Under Offer. Fat Face join Kuoni, Ecco, Laura Ashley, Waterstones, Phase Eight and Tessuti amongst others.