// Zara is significantly upsizing its existing Metrocentre Red Mall store, which will more than double in size once complete
// The flagship is set to open in late 2023
The owner of Spanish fashion giant Zara is set to transform its Metrocentre store into a North East megastore.
Zara has exchanged contracts to significantly expand its existing Metrocentre Red Mall store, which will more than double in size once complete.
The fashion retailer‘s flagship store, which is set to open in late 2023, is taking on a new and improved 42,000sq ft space which bosses say with further strengthen the shopping experience for those visiting.
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Work on the new store has already started and the revamped space will feature an expanded product offering across all departments, including menswear, womenswear and kidswear.
Ben Cox of Sovereign Centros said: “An investment of this scale from one of the globe’s leading brands is a major demonstration of the strength of Metrocentre. Zara’s expansion over two levels completes the re-anchoring of Red Mall alongside the arrival of Flannels & Sports Direct into the former Debenhams.
“Given Zara’s current popularity with Metrocentre’s customers and the truly impressive quality of their most recent flagship openings, we’re certain the new store will be a huge success.
“As well as an extended space and product offering, the development of the Zara store will bring with it more job opportunities for the local community.”