Store to carry on

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - NEWS -

The fu­ture of New Look’s Dum­fries store has been de­clared safe for now.

The strug­gling cloth­ing chain an­nounced ear­lier this week that it was to close al­most 85 out­lets across the UK as part of ef­forts to cut costs and im­prove prof­itabil­ity.

In ad­di­tion, the com­pany also said that it was hold­ing talks with land­lords over a fur­ther 13 stores.

A New Look spokesman yes­ter­day told the Stan­dard: “Our Dum­fries store con­tin­ues to trade as usual with no cur­rent plans to close.”

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