Flying Tiger Copenhagen roars at Manchester Arndale – Retail Times


Manchester Arndale is proud to announce that Flying Tiger Copenhagen has become the latest brand to move into the center after signing a five-year lease for a 2,493 square foot 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 a range of new products, ranging from gifts and gadgets to homewares and stationery. Things that make you smile and gifts you’ll want to give, there’s something for everyone.

The arrival of Flying Tiger in Manchester Arndale follows a surge in rental activity in the main city center scheme. Key brands such as and Tommy Hilfiger, plus leading leisure operator Urban Playground and food outlets such as Kokoro, Doner Shack and Slim Chickens have all chosen the center for its enviable location, cutting-edge footfall of the industry and its reputation as a true hub for retail, leisure and dining in the Northwest.

Colin Flinn, spokesperson for Manchester Arndale, said: “The arrival of Flying Tiger Copenhagen further adds to the diversity of retailers we have in Manchester Arndale. From high-end fashion brands to discount retailers, this wide range of tenants, complemented by a growing dining and leisure offering, helps attract millions of visitors from across the North West.

“Flying Tiger is expected to appeal to Manchester’s younger population, particularly its several million students as well as those visiting the center with families. 2022 has already seen the center expand its offering for those wishing to spend a day in Manchester with the opening of Urban Playground and the upcoming arrival of F&B outlets Slim Chickens and Kokoro.We look forward to announcing more exciting new arrivals over the coming weeks as we continue to strengthen Manchester Arndale as a exciting destination for all.

Michael Burke, Managing Director of Flying Tiger Copenhagen UK and Ireland, said: “We are delighted to open a new store in Manchester Arndale. This will mark our next step in developing the UK & Ireland strategic store portfolio and expanding into the North of the UK. We look forward to welcoming our new customers very soon.

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


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