A BRAND new, two-level Zara store opened their doors on Friday (8 March) at intu Lakeside.
The new 35,000 sq ft store, which is three times bigger than their previous store and filled with high tech features to improve the shopper’s experience, is now one of Zara’s biggest stores in the South East.
The new store has a very clean and ultramodern look which makes it easier for customers to find their best fashion items. It also features self-checkout tills and automated online order collection points, which highlights Zara’s efforts to create a new generation of stores to complement their online offer.
Zara, known for their fast fashion trends, have their full range of womenswear, menswear, kidswear and accessories now all in one store at intu Lakeside.
Howard Oldstein, regional centre director at intu Lakeside, said: “This is a big year for intu Lakeside and shoppers across the South East. We are excited to welcome bigger stores from international brands, as well as our brand-new leisure facility, as this will give our customers more choice and help us to provide them with the best shopping and leisure experience possible.”
intu Lakeside will also open its doors to a £72 million leisure development starting with Hollywood Bowl this month. Other leisure facilities at intu Lakeside will include Nickelodeon Adventure family entertainment centre, Puttshack mini golf, Flip Out trampolining and a host of new restaurants including Zizzi and TGI Fridays. To accompany this, intu Lakeside will also welcome The Hall, new food hall concept with indoor and outdoor seating for hundreds of people coupled with vibrant food and drinks pop-ups.