Trendy new homeware, toy and stationery store Miniso to open in Derbion centre

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The cool new shop stocks a whole range of items including Disney paraphernalia and Christmas lights

A global lifestyle brand stocking a massive range of items, including £2 Christmas lights, is set to make a new home at a Derby city centre location in the coming weeks.

The massive range of pocket-friendly products from Miniso is reminiscent of the eclectic range stocked and price points famed by Wilko’s.

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Miniso, pronounced ‘min-ee-sow’ says it will offer shoppers great value products spanning toys, homeware, accessories, technology, stationery, snacks, health and beauty, and more.

The retailer has stores in more than 100 countries worldwide and its new Derbion space on Level 1 near Frasers marks Miniso’s 24th opening in the UK.

When will Miniso open in Derby?

Work to transform the store has already begun, with doors set to officially open on Friday, November 17 at 12pm.

To mark the opening, several activities are planned to take place.

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These include a meet and greet with Miniso’s mascot PenPen, a high-energy drumming performance, and gifts worth over £25 with purchases for the first 150 customers (terms and conditions apply).

How you can win a Miniso goodie bag

The brand has teased a new store opening and is giving people a chance to win a bundle of MINISO goodies.

Visit their Instagram page by clicking here for more information about this competition.

Other new openings at Derbion in 2023

There has been a string of recent openings at Derbion, including Yankee Candle, TUI, Villa Express, and Asian street food brand, Chi.

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Luxury beauty name Rituals is also set to open at the shopping destination over the coming weeks.

Beth McDonald, managing director of Derbion said: “The arrival of Miniso will provide our shoppers the opportunity to discover the much-loved, family lifestyle retailer’s array of desirable and affordable products.

“It will further strengthen Derbion’s diverse retail mix and offering. The Miniso brand and product offer is a fantastic fit for our visitors.

“We’re confident that the new store will be very popular, especially with families and young adult shoppers.”

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“Miniso will provide a wide range of great everyday items at great value and will be the perfect place to visit for Christmas gifting throughout the festive period.

“We’re looking forward to announcing the brand’s exciting grand opening plans soon, which include exclusive giveaways and store entertainment.”

Saad Usman, Chief Operating Officer at MINISO UK, is ‘delighted’ for the Derbion store opening.

He said: “We take immense pride in presenting a diverse array of top-quality products, featuring exclusive collections from cherished brands such as Sanrio and Disney.

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“As we expand, our goal is to continue to spread joy and inspire UK consumers to treat themselves with everyday affordable luxuries and a novel shopping experience.”

For more information on Derbion, please visit the Derbion website by clicking here.

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