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Flying Tiger Copenhagen roars into Manchester Arndale

  • Design-led Danish retailer Flying Tiger Copenhagen has signed a five-year lease for a 2,493 sq ft unit at Manchester Arndale

  • This latest arrival follows a bumper start to 2022 for Manchester Arndale after securing major new lettings with Sports Direct, Urban Playground, Slim Chickens and Kokoro

Manchester Arndale is proud to announce that Flying Tiger Copenhagen has become the latest brand to call the centre home after signing a five-year lease for a 2,493 sq ft unit in the lower mall.

Flying Tiger Copenhagen’s Manchester Arndale store – due to open in Autumn 2022 – will be one of 83 locations across the UK. Each month the brand launches an array of new products, from gifts and gadgets to homeware and stationery. Things that make you smile and gifts you’ll want to give, there is something for everyone.

The arrival of Flying Tiger to Manchester Arndale follows a surge in letting activity at the leading city centre scheme. Key brands such as and Tommy Hilfiger, plus top leisure operator Urban Playground and F&B outlets including Kokoro, Doner Shack and Slim Chickens have all selected the centre for its enviable location, industry-leading footfall, and reputation as a true hub for retail, leisure and dining in the North West.

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Colin Flinn, spokesperson for Manchester Arndale, said: “The arrival of Flying Tiger Copenhagen further adds to the diverse range of retailers we have at Manchester Arndale. From high-end fashion brands to discount retailers this broad tenant mix, complemented by a growing F&B and leisure offer, helps to attract millions of visitors from across the North West.

“Flying Tiger is expected to appeal to Manchester’s younger demographic, especially its many millions of students as well as those on family visits to the centre. 2022 has already seen the centre grow its offering for those wanting a day out in Manchester with the opening of Urban Playground, and the upcoming arrival of F&B outlets Slim Chickens and Kokoro. We are looking forward to announcing further exciting new arrivals over the next few weeks as we continue to reinforce Manchester Arndale as an exciting destination for all.”

Michael Burke, Managing Director of Flying Tiger Copenhagen UK and Ireland said: “We’re delighted to be opening a new store in Manchester Arndale. It will mark our next step in developing the UK and Ireland’s strategic store portfolio and expansion in the North of the UK. We look forward to welcoming our new customers very soon.”

Metis Real Estate and Time Retail Partners are Manchester Arndale’s retained letting agents. RAB Retail is the retained property advisor for Flying Tiger Copenhagen for their UK portfolio.