Laura Ashley Now Open at Marshall's Yard
International lifestyle and retailing group Laura Ashley opened its doors to the public at Marshall’s Yard, just weeks after signing the 15 year lease on the unit.
The store traded above expectations, attracting hundreds of shoppers from around the region eager to browse the store’s fashion, home accessories, home decorating supplies and furniture product lines. Saturday’s opening coincided with the company’s summer sale, which saw some delighted shoppers walk away with up to 50 per cent off their purchases!
Laura Ashley has created four new jobs and is housed in a former engineering building which has been restored using reclaimed materials. The interior of the store has been carefully designed to show off the building’s industrial heritage features.
The company signed the lease in June, and completed the fit out, merchandising and recruitment in less than four weeks - a record within the centre.
Janet Linfoot, Marshall’s Yard Assistant Centre Manager said: “Laura Ashley adds a new dimensions to the line up at Marshall’s Yard, and the speed with which they progressed from signing the lease to opening for trade reflects their commitment to the centre. They traded extremely well this weekend, and I am confident their success will continue and help to attract new customers to the centre.”
For further information, contact:-
Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644