A new Londis convenience store celebrated its official opening in Birmingham’s International Conventional Centre, set to serve the venue’s event footfall and thriving local business community, 19th January 2024.
Karl Clark, Owner / Founder of Taylex Group and it’s subdivision, Taylex Retail, became the independent owner of the shop and oversaw the fit-out of the highly-anticipated Londis Store, investing £250,000 into transforming 1,500 of prime retail space within Birmingham’s iconic ICC venue.
The grand opening of the store was held on 19th of January at 10:00 AM, marked by a distinguished ribbon-cutting ceremony and Vape Supplier LTD gifting free samples to local attendees. The ICC venue in Birmingham, known for hosting prestigious events, served as the backdrop for this exciting occasion. The event was marked by notable individuals from the Birmingham business community including Allan Boyle, MD of NEC Group Conventions.
The ownership of the ICC Londis store expands Taylex Group’s retail portfolio, having initially taken over the management and fit-out of the neighbouring Londis location centre at the heart of the NEC.
Karl Clark comments: “I am proud to welcome a second Londis premises to the wider Taylex portfolio, both of which are located within the two of Birmingham’s most prestigious and respected event venues. As a homegrown Birmingham business owner, it’s an honour to now be in a position to serve the local communities I’m proud to be an active part of, but also the hundreds of thousands of international exhibition and events visitors that flock to the ICC and NEC every year.”
Allan Boyle,FIH,M.ISRM, said: “We’re delighted to unveil Londis at the ICC and would like to thank our official supplier Taylex Group for helping to bring it to life. We’re always looking to put visitor experience at the heart of everything we do at our venue and we know this new offering will provide a fantastic option for both delegates and those nearby to get great value daily essentials.”