Pamela Scott back from brink with new store
A NEW Pamela Scott store opens on Dublin's Henry Street today, the fourth new outlet to open since the fashion chain exited examinership earlier this year.
The new store will create 12 new jobs. It becomes Dublin city centre's second Pamela Scott store alongside the company's flagship Grafton Street outlet, where it first began trading in 1976. New openings have also taken place this year in Mullingar, Waterford and Athlone.
Flairline, the parent company which owns and runs Pamela Scott in Ireland, also owns the Richard Alan, Lisa Perkins and Ashley Reeves brands. In total, it operates 30 stores and employs 300 people in the Republic. Flairline is owned by the Barron family. Director Scott Barron said Pamela Scott continues to grow.
"The secret to our success is that we have focused on diversification over the past few years while keeping an eye at all times on the bottom line," he added.
"We now dress all generations of adult women and along with the top international labels we are known for, we have developed a number of our own fashion lines like Sophie B, Twist and Zapara.
These are designed and made for Pamela Scott with the Irish woman exclusively in mind."