Myf Ryan, Westfield Director comments: “Westfield is a global leader in the retail sector. As Europe’s largest and second largest shopping destination, Westfield is committed to delivering high quality shopping centres and customer experiences that reflect the needs and behaviour of our consumers. As well as providing the best in British retail, we are delighted to be the go-to destination for international retailers, with Westfield bringing several retailers to the UK for the first time.”
KidZania, the world’s fastest growing ‘edutainment’ brand, is set to open its first site in the UK and Northern Europe at Westfield London in summer 2015. KidZania takes interactive entertainment and learning to an entirely new level by combining role-playing with real life. At Westfield London, it will provide children and their parents with a safe, unique, and highly realistic educational environment. The indoor venue is a city built to scale for children, complete with buildings, paved streets, vehicles, and a functioning economy.
American denim brand, American Eagle Outfitters recently selected London’s largest shopping destinations to open its first two UK stores in Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City. American Eagle Outfitters is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices.
Opening its second London store, Shake Shack will open at Westfield Stratford City shopping centre in May 2015. Found on ‘The Street’, a bustling collection of restaurants, Shake Shack will offer gourmet takes on fast-food classics served in a trendy, fun and unique retail space.
Westfield has recently launched a brand new personal styling service at Westfield London – Fashion Lounge. Expert stylists will be on hand to help customers discover the looks to love and the wardrobe solutions they need from over 700 fashion brands, all from a luxurious new suite on the second floor of The Village, near Gymbox.
While at The Fashion Lounge, visitors can also treat themselves to a wide-range of beauty experiences to compliment a new wardrobe including a manicure or eyebrow shaping by Malika, a new hairstyle from Toni & Guy or a new skincare regime from Dermalogica.
Westfield is excited to announce the return of MUSIC CUBE – an exciting music initiative that revolutionised the way consumers experienced live music when it launched in 2014. Returning for 2015, exclusively at Westfield London (24 – 26 October) and Westfield Stratford City (31 Oct – 2 Nov), MUSIC CUBE offers talent and fans the chance to interact with each other like never before.
Artists and bands will perform live in a bespoke sound proof glass cube, complete with LED surround and vibrating floor system, to music fans who are plugged in to headphones, giving audiences a chance to discover music both physically and virtually.
Recently launched, visitors to Westfield can now use Express Parking – an electronic parking tag that gives them access to the car park, saving the customer time and removing the need for a ticket.