Liverpool, United Kingdom, (20th January, 2012) – Liverpool ONE, a large shopping and leisure destination in the heart of Liverpool, is to welcome French fashion house, The Kooples, which will bring its unique brand of Franco-British chic to the streets of Liverpool with a new 1,875 sq ft boutique store in Liverpool ONE’s Peter’s Lane, due to open before Easter.
The Kooples joins other prestigious Peter’s Lane brands including Hobbs, Jaeger, Reiss, Ted Baker, Radley and Whistles. The new store opening follows a record year for Liverpool ONE. Sales at Liverpool ONE were up by 10% in 2011 compared to 2010, and footfall over the same period increased by over 5%.
A spokesperson for The Kooples said: “We have a strong following in the region, via our website and department store concessions, but it is vital for our growth to establish boutiques in key locations. Liverpool ONE’s catchment has a love of fashion and style that is absolutely perfect for The Kooples, and the elegance of Peter’s Lane is a great complement to our own unique style.”
Chris Bliss, Estate Director at Liverpool ONE added: “We’re pleased to be able to confirm that The Kooples will be opening its second store in the North West at Liverpool ONE. The Kooples is a fantastic addition to Liverpool ONE’s premium fashion line-up, and is completely in line with our approach of bringing new and exciting brands to the region.”
For more information about Liverpool ONE, visit their website at www.liverpool-one.com/.
About Liverpool ONE:
Liverpool ONE is the North West’s premier shopping and leisure destination. Located in the heart of Liverpool, it covers 1.65 million sq ft, which includes over 160 shops, over 20 restaurants and bars, a 5 acre park and a 14 screen cinema. Opening in 2008, Liverpool ONE is the largest open air shopping and leisure destination in the UK and features some of the best shopping in Liverpool, with shops such as John Lewis and Debenhams.
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