Shopping centre to welcome Japanese lifestyle store

MINISO, a Japanese-inspired lifestyle retail store, is to open at Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull next month.

The brand offers range of products including toys, tech, stationery, accessories, home, food, health and beauty.

This will its eighth UK store with Touchwood becoming the first outlet in the Midlands. The 1775 ft store will be located in Mill Lane Arcade, near the Atrium.

MINISO enjoys partnerships with brands such as Marvel, Disney, Toy Story, Tom and Jerry and We Bare Bears.

Saad Usman, COO at MINISO UK, said: “We’re delighted to announce the launch of our store in Touchwood, Solihull. We believe that the opening of this store, our first franchise, in the heart of the Midlands is the perfect place for us to continue our expansion in the UK. We are actively looking for franchisees across the country to grow the brand yet further.

“At MINISO UK, we’re committed to getting the retail industry back on its feet, demonstrated not only by the investment into our fantastic new store, but also the creation of 10-15 new jobs in the local market.

“With innovative and exciting products that are high-quality and great value, we look forward to welcoming customers of all ages through our doors on opening day and beyond.”

The store will open on June 1.