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Cheshire Oaks kicks off 2017 with 12 new store openings

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McArthurGlen Designer Outlets Cheshire Oaks has had a fantastic first six months of 2017 with 12 new store launches or expansions coming to the centre creating 75 new jobs for the community.

Always seeking to provide their consumers with the best possible experience and ensuring an ever evolving retail offering to excite their customers, kicking off 2017 with such a strong curation of new and expanded brands enhances Cheshire Oaks’ credentials as a leading retail destination.

Kenny Murray, Centre Manager for Cheshire Oaks, said: “We always strive to deliver the very best for both our customers and our local community and it is always an exciting day when we get to welcome a new brand, we are immensely proud to have started 2017 with such a great variety of brands coming into the centre and creating even more jobs to Cheshire.”


Wagamama, launched 27th January 2017

British restaurant chain that serves Asian food inspired by the Japanese cuisine. Their first restaurant was opened in 1992 in London’s Bloomsbury, inspired by fast-paced, Japanese ramen bars and a celebration of Asian food. The chain has more than 140 restaurants with 120 being in the UK. 

Ernest Jones, launched 4th February 2017

British jeweller and watchmaker. The first shop was opened in Oxford Street, London, in 1949. Ernest Jones specialises in diamonds and watches, working with brands such as TAG Heuer, Gucci, Emporio Armani, Rado, Omega, Dreyfuss & Co and Longines. As well as diamonds, jewellery and watches, Ernest Jones has gifts for every occasion and luxury accessories from top brands including Mont Blanc and Hugo Boss.

Kurt Geiger, launched 11th February 2017

British footwear and accessories retailer. The brand has set itself apart with fashion authority blending London style and urban wereability. Kurt Geiger’s first shop was opened on London’s Bond Street in 1963.

Samuel, launched 18th February 2017

British jewellery chain founded 10 1862 by Harriet Samuel. The company is part of the Signet Group. H. Samuel has over 300 stores nationwide and is firmly established as the UK’s favourite high street jeweller.

Belstaff, launched 23rd March 2017

British company that manufactures and markets sportswear, ready to wear clothing, outwear, shoes, and accessories for women and men worldwide. The company was founded in 1964 and is based in London.

Cath Kidston, launched 13th April 2017

International British lifestyle brand founded in 1993 that sells bags, accessories, fashion, and homeware. Its mission is to male cheerful, practical products that bring a smile to customer’s faces.

PUMA, launched 13th April 2017

One of the world’s leading brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has been producing the most innovative products for the fastest athletes on the planet. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as football, running and training, golf, and motorsports.

Havaianas, launched 17th May 2017

Brazilian brand that designs flip-flip sandals, among other products such as beach accessories and sunglasses, created by Scotsman Robert Fraser in 1962. Currently, the company is owned by Brazilian manufacturer Alpargatas and it has been the first mass producer of flip-flops out of rubber


Lacoste, launched 19th May 2017

French brand that manufactures casual and sports clothing, shoes, perfumes, leather goods, eyewear, watches, and belts for women, men, and children. The company was founded in 1933.


French Connection, launched 10th February 2017

Founded in 1972 by Stephen Marks, French Connection set out to create well-designed fashionable clothing that appealed to a broad market. The brand now offers a fashion-forward clothing range with a quirky spin on design, priding itself on quality and affordable prices. 

Yankee Candle, launched 13th February 2017

Founded in 1969, it is the most recognisable name in the candle business worldwide. The company offers the world’s largest and most compelling selection of scented candles, accessories and home fragrances. Yankee Candle opened its first distribution centre in Europe in 1999, and by 2002 it opened its first retail store in the UK. There are now over 2000 stocklist, retailers, outlets, concessions and their online store offering signature fragrances to customers across the UK, Europe and Asia.

Next, launched 16th March 2017

The retail chain was launched in 1982 and its first stores opened with an exclusive coordinated collection of stylish clothes, shoes and accessories for women. Collections for men, children and the home quickly followed. Next clothes are styled by its in-house design team to offer great style, quality and value for money with a contemporary fashion edge. Next have more than 500 stores in the UK and Ireland, and around 200 stores in 40 countries overseas.


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