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Cotswold opening in Dundrum

New store incorporates Snow+Rock and Runners Need

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Cotswold Outdoor is set to join forces with Snow+Rock and Runners Need at its Dundrum Town Centre location.

The megastore, occupying 10,000 square feet, will offer offer three specialist departments under one roof, and will open at 10am on Saturday 9th December, led by Anne Colgan, Mayor of Dundrum. It will be the chain’s 80th store location.

Paul McDermott, omnichannel and marketing director at Outdoor and Cycle Concepts, said: “We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new Dundrum store. It will be the second time only that a Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock and Runners Need will share a store. In doing so, we can offer our customers one of the widest ranges of outdoor clothing and equipment, alongside our renowned expert advice. Whether your adventures take you to trail, slopes or hills, our new Dundrum store will be able to prepare you for any adventure.”

In addition, the retailer has appointed author and speaker, Pat Divilly, as its official brand ambassador in Ireland. The partnership will him participate in talks and events at Cotswold Outdoors’ local stores, but also take him on his next expedition from  10th-28th February, 2018: climbing the Aconcagua in the Americas, supported and kitted out by the brand.

The agreement will further involve unique tips and expert advice on equipment and how to get started on your next adventure, both through social media as well as Cotswold Outdoor’s blog.
Divilly commented: “I’m excited to be an ambassador and become part of the brand, sharing not only my experiences and top tips to embark on new challenges with others, but also to involve everyone in my adventure to the Americas next year. Passion and inspiration are two key concepts for me and Cotswold Outdoor represents that same ethos.”

 

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