National retailer to close town centre store


A national women’s clothing retailer is to close its town centre store in Crawley.

Plus-size fashion retailer Evans is closing its store in Queensway on Saturday (March 11), a spokesman has confirmed.

Part of the Arcadia Group, the retailer offers women’s clothing from sizes 14 to 32 and has more than 300 stores across the UK.

A spokesman from the Arcadia Group said: “I can confirm that this store is scheduled to close and the last day of trade will be March 11.

“We are constantly reviewing our store portfolio across the group and leases often expire or come up for renewal.

“Where possible we endeavour to re-deploy staff affected to another local store within the Arcadia Group.

“We are always looking at how to shape our retail business, as well as increasing our brands’ presence on-line by offering our customer even more choice.”

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