DW Sports kicks off with new Chatham store

Posted by Alex on 24th May 2013

DW Sports, the national retailer owned by Wigan Chairman Dave Whelan is set to open up shop at the Pentagon Centre, Chatham. The unit which opens in time for the Bank Holiday on the 25th May will take the number of outlets up to 69 for the company that has been steadily expanding.  

This letting follows hot on the heels of the opening of the new 10,500 sq ft 99p Store at the centre.    

DW Sports which offers discount and value on a range of top sporting brands including Adidas, Nike, New Balance and Asics will create 20 new jobs for the local economy and will take the total occupancy rates up to 86%.  

Dave Whelan said of the opening: 

‘It is part of our continuous strategy to open good value sports stores with fantastic products for all sport and fitness enthusiasts. We strive to offer a fantastic range of sporting clothing and equipment. It is out intention to make the DW Sports Store Chatham one of our top retail stores.’  

Martyn Stone, Centre Director said 

“The Pentagon Shopping Centre continues to attract strong national brands that are looking to invest in Chatham. We’re thrilled to be welcoming DW Sports to the centre and know our customers will be delighted to see them open at the Pentagon. The opening will not only add to the fantastic mix of retailers we have here at the centre but also further establish confidence in the Pentagon as an important local, and regional, shopping destination”.  

For further details, please view the full Press Release.

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