European beauty brand, KIKO, increases UK presence at intu centres

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The owner, developer and manager of  the UK’s favourite prime regional shopping centres is welcoming top European beauty brand KIKO Milano to its shopping centres as the retailer firmly establishes itself in the UK. Four new stores at intu Trafford Centre, intu Derby, intu Bromley and intu Merry Hill are set to open later this year adding to the brand’s current stores within the intu portfolio at intu Eldon Square in Newcastle and intu Victoria Centre in Nottingham.

A spokesperson for KIKO commented: “We’ve had a successful start to creating a presence in the UK market with12 stores already open and trading, including our first one with intu at Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre. We’re excited to build on this with more new shops and look forward to working with intu again to continue to establish our brand.”

intu is one of the biggest retail landlords in the UK and is completely focussed on delivering a compelling experience for millions of customers in order to help retailers flourish.  intu shopping centres provide the perfect environment for retailers like KIKO to grow and build a national presence alongside well-established British names John Lewis and Next, to international names  Apple and Zara.

“KIKO is an exciting new brand attracting young, fashionable customers and is a great addition to our centres. Half of KIKO’s UK stores will soon be located at intu shopping centres which are a popular choice for over half the country’s population and give retailers like KIKO access to millions of customers every year,” said Julian Wilkinson, regional director of intu.