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Wex opens a new store in Leeds


It was a difficult year for camera sellers, to put it mildly, and a testament to their resilience and customer loyalty, which, fortunately, most survived relatively unharmed. Another good news from Wex Photo Video, which announced the opening of a new store with an area of 3000 square meters. Feet in Leeds.

The store, which is due to open "late spring" this year, is located in Moore-Allerton County Center. It is an established retail park with well-known tenants such as Sainsbury's, Argos and Homebase, and is located about four miles north of Leeds city center with 230 free parking spaces.

The new store will offer game tables, which will allow customers to "hold hands" with demonstration cameras, room for demonstrations and seminars, as well as other services such as repairs and rent. It is also planned to include what the company has called "expansion categories", including Astro, Optics and Computing.

Earlier in 2020, before the pandemic hit hard, Wex, which began life as an online store, unveiled an ambitious expansion strategy, starting with the relocation of its Birmingham showroom to larger premises in January. In June 2020, he opened his new street store Milton Keynes.

"Last year was difficult, but we remain in a strong position and online sales are holding up well," said CEO Louis Wall. “During the blockade, photographers and filmmakers were busy improving their skills, and we were very pleased with this demand. However, brick-building stores are an important part of our business, and we are looking for multi-channel growth with the launch of our new store in Leeds. "