Belfast Telegraph

Skechers to set up shop at Boulevard

Revamped: The Boulevard
Revamped: The Boulevard

By Michelle Weir

American lifestyle and trainer brand, Skechers, is set to open a £0.25m unit at The Boulevard, Banbridge on August 2, creating 12 new jobs.

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The 229 sq metre store will be the first Skechers outlet to open across the island of Ireland. Clarks Shoes has reopened  at the site.

Chris Nelmes, centre manager, said: “We are delighted to welcome another international brand such as Skechers to The Boulevard.

“Skechers will be a great addition to our ever-growing fashion retail portfolio, and with a wide selection of leisure and performance footwear available, we are sure that they will be a popular addition.

“We look forward to the opening, and to attracting further global brands over the coming months.”

Alastair Coulson, managing director for Lotus Property said: “Skechers is a great addition to the range of top brands available at The Boulevard. We’re proud to be the centre of choice for Skechers’ first outlet in Ireland, representing the confidence that leading brands have in the centre as a retail destination.”

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