The Trafford Centre is in for a beauty battle after the announcement of another arrival at the shopping centre.

Space NK is in line to open at a new 2,400-square-foot site on Lower Peel Avenue in the summer this year.

The announcement of its arrival comes after the confirmation Sephora is in line to open at a new 5,380-square-foot site on Lower Regent Crescent on May 16.

Space NK is already in the city centre whereas Sephora is making its first foray into the North of England.

Bury Times: Space NK

These two retailers add to the range of retailers which are at the Trafford Centre and which range from Boots and The Body Shop to Superdrug and Selfridges.

The shopping centre is having a beauty takeover this month and next month including an appearance by TV personality Katie Piper to present a podcast series.

Andy Lightfoot, the chief executive of Space NK, said: "We are delighted to announce a second store location in Manchester. With our customers at the heart of everything we do, it was important for us to have a strong presence in the city, making us accessible to all. 

"Trafford Centre is a world-renowned shopping destination so it is the perfect location to bring everything Space NK has to offer to visitors."

Bury Times: Space NK

Russell Loveland, the director of UK Asset Management at Pradera Lateral, the asset manager of the Trafford Centre, said: "Space NK adds to our exceptional retail offering and it solidifies our position as a premier shopping destination in the UK. With its unparalleled assortment of beauty brands and commitment to customer satisfaction, Space NK's presence will undoubtedly enhance the shopping experience for our visitors. 

"We look forward to the opening of their new store in summer 2024 and we are confident it will be a significant addition to our vibrant retail landscape." 

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