Boulevard poised to reap rewards from cross-border shopping trend

The Co Down retail centre has added a new roof and an eight-screen cinema in recent times to lure more shoppers northwards

22nd December, 2019
Boulevard poised to reap rewards from cross-border shopping trend
Chris Nelmes, retail director of The Boulevard, with Patrick Gilmore, manager of the Levi's outlet that recently opened there

With recent research by AA Rescue showing that 10 per cent of consumers in the Republic would travel north of the border to shop for Christmas this year, the Boulevard in Co Down is benefiting from the seasonal trend.

The outlet centre outside Banbridge is home to 55 retailers, including Crew Clothing Company and Levi’s, both of which opened in the past two months.

More than 600 people are employed at the 200,000 square feet...

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