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Taking Shape opens first store in Scotland

Taking Shape, the Australian plus size fashion retailer, has opened its first Scottish store in Aberdeen.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Taking Shape opens first store in Scotland

Taking Shape, the Australian plus size fashion retailer, has opened its first Scottish store in Aberdeen.

The company has taken a ten year lease on the former Austin Reed store at 253 Union Street.

Taking Shape managing director Alla Buinowicz said: “Our new Aberdeen store is our very first Taking Shape store in Scotland which is incredibly exciting for us. We believe that there is a great demand here for both our garments and commitment to providing a unique and caring shopping experience.”

FG Burnett acted on behalf of local investor Craigellen Assets in negotiating the lease. The firm’s director Richard Noble said: “This is another positive development in maintaining Union Street’s position as an important retailing location. It’s great to welcome a retailer of Taking Shape’s reputation to Aberdeen and it creates a feel-good factor on Union Street which has seen a significant improvement in occupancy levels in recent months.”

 

 

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