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Clarks Village strikes the perfect match with Yankee Candle

8 February 2018

Landsec has announced that Yankee Candle® will be opening a pop-up shop in Clarks Village. The new store has signed a six-month lease and will open on Thursday 8 February 2018.

Opening this week, the premium scented candle and home fragrance brand will open a pop-up shop for six months. The new store will feature many of the brands favourite seasonal candles, reed diffusers, “Scenterpiece Easy Melt Cup Systems” and accessories.

Sarah Senior, Head of Retail Development at Yankee Candle, says, “We are really looking forward to opening the new Yankee Candle store within Clarks Village. The new store will significantly strengthen our presence within the South West of England, and we are sure that it will offer great value to our shoppers with an improved in-store experience.”

Famous for their authentic and true-to-life scents, Yankee Candle has a rich history dating back to 1969 and its customers are often inspired by the memory evoking fragrances. As well as selling its famous candles, the brand also has a range of accessories to suit any room and create the perfect ambience.

Jack Busby, Portfolio Director, Landsec, comments, “We are thrilled to welcome Yankee Candle to Clarks Village. Yankee Candle is an excellent addition to the outlet village, and complements Clarks Village’s current offer of more than 90 retailers, including big-name fashion, beauty, homeware and sports brands.”

The pop-up Yankee Candle store will be located near the Radley and Thorntons stores.

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About Clarks Village

Located at the heart of Somerset and set within landscaped gardens and paved walkways, this unique shopping experience offers discounts of up to 60% off RRP at over 90 high street and designer brands. Visitors can also relax and refuel in a range of cafes & late-opening restaurants.

Clarks Village opened in 1993 and was the first outlet centre in the UK and is now home to over 90 brands which include the likes of Superdry, Original Penguin, Joules, Hobbs, Molton Brown, Radley, Osprey London, Hotel Chocolat, Lindt, M&S, Gap, Sports Direct and the largest Clarks Factory Outlet store in Europe.

Winners of the Green Apple award for environment and waste management, and installation of solar panels ensures Clarks Village is one of the greenest shopping centres in the UK.

About Landsec

At Landsec, we believe great places are for people to experience and are made with the experience of great people. As the UK’s largest listed commercial property company, with 23.7 million sq ft of real estate and a portfolio valued at £14.2 billion, we own and manage some of the most successful and recognisable assets in the country.

In London, our portfolio totals more than £7.8 billion, and consists of 6.5 million sq ft of real estate. From the world-famous Piccadilly Lights to the transformation of Victoria, SW1, we deliver exceptional experiences for the businesses and people that live and work in, and visit, the capital.

In Retail, across our 17.2 million sq ft of assets, we create outstanding experiences for customers and guests alike. Combined with the strength and resilience of our portfolio, this means we regularly outperform industry benchmarks for footfall and sales. We offer more than convenience and choice, recognising that memorable destinations are key to attracting the shoppers and retailers of today, and tomorrow.

We also aim to lead our industry in critical long-term issues – from diversity and community employment, to carbon and climate resilience. Everything we do is grounded in experience and begins with people. We deliver value for our shareholders, great experiences for our customers and positive change for our communities. At Landsec, everything is experience.

About Yankee Candle

The Yankee Candle Company Inc. is a leading manufacturer of scented candles and home fragrance products, with a 46 year heritage of producing distinctive fragrances.

Operating in more than 53 countries, Yankee Candle shares its customers’ passion for fragrance, capturing every season and special moment with true-to-life scents — from fresh spring blooms to festive Christmas traditions. The Company continues to not only develop new and vibrant fragrances but also find innovative and exciting ways for customers to enjoy those scents.

The headquarters of Yankee Candle Company Inc. are located in Massachusetts, USA, where the Company sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network, over 500 Company owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogues and www.yankeecandle.com.

Yankee Candle expanded to Europe in 1999 when it opened its first distribution centre in Bristol, England, and Yankee Candle Company (Europe) Ltd. was born.

The UK’s first Yankee Candle retail store opened in 2002 and there are now more than 2000 stockists, retailers, outlets and concessions, alongside the online store www.yankeecandle.co.uk

About Newell Brands

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play. Additional information about Newell Brands is available on the company’s website, www.newellbrands.com.

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