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  • Writer's pictureAyrshire Daily News

Ayr High Street Store Bringing Positivity To High Streets Across The UK

15-17 Retail Group formed in Ayr will create 2000+ New retail jobs in the UK, as the business expands across major cities and towns from November 2020 to July 2021.

It's a huge leap for the company that started off in the empty BHS store in Ayr high street.

The 15-17 Retail Group are the driving force behind the regeneration of retail space in its new stores, this they are doing in conjunction with their strategic partners,

Fresh, Local & Wild restaurant + artisan food halls and ThriveGB Food Halls, Cafe + Coffee Shops.

15-17s purpose is to offer a curated product mix, tailored to each environment in which they trade; they also offer a route to a market opportunity to local businesses that may not have had the opportunity to do so previously. 

Encouraging entrepenurialship, community, wellbeing and a retail point of difference are all part of the charm of 15-17

With collaboration in many markets already agreed with Mr Motivator (Derrick Evans MBE), where he will trade ’The Experience’ 15:17 cannot wait to open the doors to their new stores, where services, experiences and great products are at the heart of everything they do.

To date: 15-17 and Fresh, Local & Wild have signed 10 large Ex Department Stores throughout the U.K, amongst this tranche acquired are the proud presence of their first two Major Flagship Stores.  

  • One being the 80k sq ft ex-Debenhams Department Store, Canterbury City Centre. Well-positioned near tourist attractions, Visitors will experience some unique twists like a new restaurant, a street food experience, fashion, Beauty and Home products

  • The second Flagship is the 43k sq ft which was traded as ’Outfit’ by the Arcadia Group on Queens Street in Cardiff City Centre. The store will be upgraded and will benefit from a new farm shop, restaurant and champagne bar to expand on the customer experience.

With a strong pipeline of 35 stores to open in 2021, it's a dream come true for the 15-17 team who welcome new business partners to come on board and have a sound secure home plus the opportunity to grow their business easily all over the UK.

You can find a route to market with your business by contacting :

Scott Stibbs | Chief Operating Officer | Fresh, Local & Wild, ThriveGB and 15:17 Ltd



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