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Strongest opening performance for any Gap Outlet in the UK ever

Strongest opening performance for any Gap Outlet in the UK ever

On Monday 14th October, Gap Outlet opened at Ocean Terminal after conversion of the 8,334 square feet unit from fully priced to an Outlet format.

The opening week was a resounding success, exceeding the sales target for the first six days by 148% and the store’s footfall tripled across the opening week, in comparison to the same week the year before. According to the Gap Outlet store manager, the week’s sales actually beat the full month’s sales from September 2018! …

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Coming soon: A premium new outlet centre for Edinburgh

Coming soon: A premium new outlet centre for Edinburgh

Edinburgh is set to get a new premium outlet centre once Ocean Terminal undergoes a major revamp and is renamed as Porta.

Due to open in the third quarter of 2019, Porta will aim to attract an “exciting new mix of aspirational and premium brands”.

Located in the Harbourside district of Leith in north Edinburgh, Ocean Terminal shopping centre has been owned by Resolution Property since 2012 and welcomes more than 4.5 million visitors every year. …

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Colourful revamp of Edinburgh's Ocean Terminal inspired by WW1 'Dazzle ships'

Colourful revamp of Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal inspired by WW1 ‘Dazzle ships’

Ocean Terminal’s transformation into a new outlet centre will see the building undergo a colourful revamp inspired by battleships from the Great War.

The shopping centre will be rebranded as Porta later this year, with changes coming to the building’s exterior facade and entrances.

Documents submitted to Edinburgh city council show the revamp aims to incorporate parts of Leith’s maritime heritage.

Threesixty Architects, who were behind the new design, …

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