Media Release: It’s all about living at The Avenue in Newton Mearns


INSPIRED homeware and gifts are now available in Newton Mearns following the opening of About Living, Glasgow’s leading homeware and gift store, at The Avenue.

Since opening in Giffnock in Glasgow’s southside in 2006, About Living has offered a full collection of products for all styles and occasions.

Following the successful launch of its website, last year, the opening of its second retail outlet at The Avenue Shopping Centre, marks a significant expansion of About Living’s retail operation.

About Living offers a great mix of homeware and gifts including; kitchenware, glassware, candles, jewellery, bags and cards. Brands available in-store at The Avenue include; Alessi, Joseph Joseph, Bodum, Stellar, LSA, Nougat London, Pilgrim and Korres.

Gary Hogan, director at About Living, said: “We’ve just launched Tresor Paris, the new exclusive jewellery brand, at The Avenue. Tresor bracelets are the must-have fashion accessory just now.

“We pride ourselves on selecting the best homeware, jewellery, gifts and cards on offer from around the world. We look at the latest trends, colours and designs and work with some of the most desirable brands – and all products are hand-picked in order to stand out from the typical department store.”

Michelle McCabe, centre manager at The Avenue, said: “I’m delighted to welcome About Living to The Avenue and am certain that its range of leading homeware and gifts will prove very popular with our shoppers – particularly in the run up to Christmas!”

Located at Unit 31 at The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns, About Living is open from 9am till 6pm from Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am till 6.30pm on Thursday, 9am till 5.30pm on Saturday and from 11am till 5pm on Sunday.

It also offers a buy online and collect in-store service so customers can shop 24 hours-a-day.

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.

For further information about The Avenue log onto For further information on About Living call 0141 639 9098.


For further information please contact Susan Christie on tel 0141 561 4018

Issued on behalf of The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns by Liquorice Media

Date 17th  October 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.

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Contact: Susan Christie
Phone: 0141 561 4018