A variety retailer is bucking the trend on the high street after opening eight stores throughout the Midlands since August last year and plans to open another 20 stores this year, which will create hundreds of jobs from Bedford in the south to Sheffield in the north.
MaxiSaver opened its first store last August in Hinckley’s Britannia Centre and has grown rapidly since, creating approximately 100 jobs so far, with further openings that followed before Christmas.
The retailer is now actively searching for new premises that offer between 2,500 sq ft and 6,000 sq ft of sales space in towns and cities across a vast geographical area and is also on the lookout for larger out of town units covering up to 15,000 sq ft. In addition, MaxiSaver has appointed a property manager to assist with the expansion.
Managing Director, Paul Mathers, said: “As soon as we opened our first store last August, it became an immediate hit which gave us the confidence to roll-out further stores and in every location, we’ve now welcomed plenty of new customers, who love what we’re doing.
“The feedback we’re receiving is excellent and we are exploring every avenue to provide what our customers
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