Major retailer announces plans to open flagship store in city centre
A MAJOR retailer has announced plans to open a flagship store in Glasgow city centre.
Next is set to open the brand new store on Argyle Street in autumn.
We previously reported the fashion and homeware retailer had applied to make a return to the street after vacating its former unit in December 2021.
The St Enoch Centre has now confirmed the 28,000 sq ft store is expected to open in October in the former Top Shop premises.
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Anne Ledgerwood, St. Enoch centre director, said: "We are thrilled to reveal plans for a new flagship store at St. Enoch Centre for much-loved retailer Next.
"The brand has been a key fixture on Glasgow’s retail scene for years and its return to Argyle Street is great news for shoppers.
"The new opening builds on our current diverse offer and cements the Centre’s place on the map as the city’s top shopping and leisure destination."
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A Next spokesperson said: "Next are excited to be joining St. Enoch Centre and being back on Argyle Street after leaving it last year.
"We look forward to showcasing our latest Autumn/Winter ranges in Scotland’s fashion capital with a planned opening in October."
Next is the latest retailer to announce plans to open in St Enoch, following in the footsteps of Danish chain Søstrene Grene and toy store The Entertainer which recently opened in the shopping centre.