LIVERPOOL, 23 June 2017 – Albert Dock becomes host to one of Liverpool’s most celebrated independent design retailers, Utility, as it launches a pop-up shop at the iconic location this weekend.
As part of the strategic reinvention of the retail and leisure offer of Albert Dock, the Utility store – located in Unit 8 The Colonnades – will stock a variety of contemporary merchandise to appeal to design aficionados and opens on 24th June, as the Waterfront celebrates The International Mersey River Festival this weekend.
Simon Moscow of Aberdeen Asset Management said about the deal,
“We announced in March that it is our intention to bring some of the most iconic Liverpool brands to Albert Dock as we reinvent the retail and leisure offer. Utility is a celebrated, independent retailer who has been successful in the city for over 16 years. As we evolve the offer we are very happy to welcome them to this pop up experience and we look forward to working with the team.”
Kate Cown, co-founder of Utility said
“We have been invited take part in a pop up at Albert Dock, it is such an iconic space and we are excited about bringing something fresh and new to the retail offer. We very much feel that the time is right, with the new vision for the Dock being delivered by Aberdeen Asset Management. Our loyal local customers and visitors can expect to see Utility’s edit of the best in modern jewellery, watches, greeting cards, and gifts –in addition to a number of exclusive
Utility products championing Liverpool’s cultural heritage and UNESCO World Heritage Site status to excite and inspire Liverpool residents and tourists alike.”