Craghoppers to open first standalone store in Northern Ireland
Belfast’s Victoria Square shopping destination has announced that Craghoppers is to join its line-up as the outdoor clothing brand looks to launch its first standalone store in Northern Ireland.
Due to open in late September, the 2,387 square foot space will predominately stock Craghoppers’ range of outerwear and footwear, alongside a selection of Regatta products.
The store will be on the upper ground level of Victoria Square, adjacent to River Island and H&M. Designed by Irish-based Johnston Shopfitters, it will feature recycled materials in its fixtures to reflect the brand’s sustainability credentials..
James McNamara, brand director of Craghoppers, said: “The Victoria Square store will mark part of our UK expansion within a thriving market and ensure we continue to showcase our incredible calibre of products to consumers that love the outdoors. Sustainability is a focal point for our brand, and it’s great to see a city like Belfast embracing this aspect and giving us the opportunity to make our mark and continue to inspire generations of outdoor enthusiasts.”
Russell Banham, UK head of Commerz Real, added: “Craghoppers is a global name within the outdoors adventure market and one which will sit very comfortably alongside our vast offering of independent and international brands. Craghoppers is a great fit to both the character and nature of Belfast as a city. We are very excited for Victoria Square to be expanding and enhancing its retail offer.”
The news follows the official recent launch of new shop for FitPink Fitness at Victoria Square.