Media Release: Top fashion brands stroll up The Avenue


THE best city centre brands arrive in Newton Mearns this week when leading south side independent fashion retailer abientôt opens its doors at The Avenue

National labels – Ted Baker, Farhi by Nicole Farhi, Nougat and French Connection – will debut in The Avenue adding cutting edge styling and quality to the convenience and choice already on offer.

Debbie Stewart, owner of abientôt, said: “Following the success of our shop at Shedden’s Roundabout in Clarkston, we are thrilled to join the exciting line-up at The Avenue. The catchment area is perfect for the labels that we’ve established and we will offer different ranges in each shop.

“Other well known brands include In Wear, Part Two, Great Plains and Ruby Rocks – a must for those summer dresses – as well as fantastic jewellery and accessories.

“And there will be some never-to-be-repeated opening offers available on Saturday 14 May – so don’t miss out!”

Michelle McCabe, centre manager at The Avenue, said: “I’m delighted to welcome abientôt to The Avenue and have no doubt that its stock of leading fashion labels will prove very popular with our many fashionable shoppers!”

The Avenue Shopping Centre offers shoppers an alternative to sprawling trolley-dash shopping culture with a comprehensive range of outlets offering a warm and welcoming shopping experience conveniently located on the outskirts of Glasgow city centre.

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Issued on behalf of The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns by Liquorice Media www.liquorice-media.ocm

Date 10th May 2011

Notes to editors

  • The Avenue is open until 7pm every Thursday with 1,000 free car parking spaces (including underground) seven days a week.
  • The Avenue is home to 44 different retailers including: banks/post office; books; children; clothing/fashion; food and drink; health and pharmacy; jewellery and gifts; mobile phones; newsagent and cards; opticians; perfumery/beauty salon; restaurant and coffee; shoe and repairs; handbags/ luggage and travel.
  • The Avenue is situated at Mearns Cross on Ayr Road just 15 minutes drive from Glasgow City Centre – along the M77 on to the A77 and you’re there.

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