New store to open on 29 June with smoothie makers for first 50 customers

ONE of Britain’s best loved value home and garden retailers, Wilko, will open the doors to its new Royal Priors store on 29 June at 9am. To mark the special occasion, Sarah Diston from the charity Macmillan will lead a ceremonial ribbon cutting, along with Wilko Chief Financial Officer, Aidan Connolly and Branch Manager, Steve Kibble. The first 50 lucky customers through the door will receive a Smoothie Maker and good bag while the next 50 customers will receive a £5 Wilko gift card in a bag jam-packed full of goodies.

The launch day activity will include:

  • Smoothie Makers for the first 50 customers
  • Goody bags including a £5 gift card and Wilko products for the first 100 customers
  • Tombola Competition with 25 prizes up for grabs

Wilko Leamington Spa Branch Manager, Steve Kibble said: “The team has been working really hard to put everything in place ahead of our launch on 29 June, and the store is looking great. “We’ve got an action packed day planned on launch day including giveaways and competitions – we’re really looking forward to meeting local shoppers.“I’m confident our range of great quality products at everyday low prices will become an essential part of people’s weekly shopping mix.”

Founded in 1930 as Wilkinson Stores by J K Wilkinson, Wilko is one of the UK’s largest and best-loved retailers. Wilko Leamington Spa will be the family business’ 387th store in the UK.

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