AUSTRALIAN FASHION ACCESSORIES RETAILER MAKES UK DEBUT IN LONDON AND MANCHESTER
Colette by Colette Hayman, the Australian leading fashion handbags and accessories retailer, is set to make its UK debut with its first UK flagship store in London and a second store in Manchester.
CBRE on behalf of Colette by Colette Hayman have secured a 2,325 sq ft. flagship store at Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre. The arrival of the first store spearheads the brand’s entry into the UK.
The London flagship store will open in October and will be followed by the opening of a second store at the Manchester Arndale Centre in November 2017.
Founded in Sydney, Colette by Colette Hayman is a global leading fashion accessories brand with over 160 stores spanning across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & UAE. The brand embodies quality, affordable, fast on-trend fashion accessories complemented with an exceptional in-store and online experience.
Colette are an exciting brand who are actively looking to grow and expand their presence in the UK. Their arrival is a vote of confidence for the retail sector and demonstrates that the UK remains an important market for international brands to be present in.
Sacha Laing, CEO Colette by Colette Hayman, said: “Having established Colette by Colette Hayman as the market leading fast-fashion accessories brand in our existing markets we are thrilled to be entering one of the worlds fashion icons, the UK”.
Recent data from CBRE revealed that the UK leads the way as the most attractive retail market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The report; How Active are Retailers in EMEA? – found that 65% of retailers surveyed cited the UK as their target market for expansion in 2017.