Hammerson announces that fast fashion retailer, QUIZ, has signed up to take space at Highcross, marking the brand’s debut in Leicester and giving shoppers even more choice when seeking fashion inspiration in the centre.
Set to open a 279 sq m store on the upper mall between Boots and Miss Selfridge/Burton, QUIZ will be offering shoppers its full range of womenswear, shoes and accessories. Aimed at a target audience of fashion conscious women, the brand boasts an extensive offer of catwalk style looks and the latest trends. Its success has seen QUIZ expand its physical presence extensively since its launch in Scotland in 1993, with over 250 stores and concessions in the UK alone. Now worldwide, the brand has a focus on innovation and customer service with aim to deliver a unique experience for its shoppers.
The latest signing reflects Hammerson’s commitment to continually strengthening the tenant mix at Highcross, which is to undergo significant development as part of plans to further enhance the centre’s offering. Planning permission has been granted to reconfigure a part of the centre, allowing for the creation of new units, which will be let to a range of brands and concepts.
Jo Tallack, General Manager at Hammerson (Highcross, Leicester), commented: “We are thrilled to welcome QUIZ into Highcross – another great choice in the centre for our shoppers who are keen to keep up with the latest fashion trends. The new addition also further strengthens the centre's fantastic position as a leading retail and leisure destination in the region."
Tarak Ramzan, Chief Executive Officer of QUIZ plc, said: “We are excited to be opening our first Leicester store in Highcross. The new opening will increase the QUIZ presence in the East Midlands and we are confident that Highcross, with its broad range of retailers and leisure opportunities, will complement our existing estate.”