International ice-cream brand signs up with intu for first UK store
International premium ice-cream brand, Gelato Divino, is entering the UK shopping centre market for the first time as it opens its retail unit at intu Derby.
Originally a small family-owned ice-cream shop in Italy, Gelato Divino has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2009. The retailer now has over 50 stores in the United Arab Emirates, and has set its sights on expanding across the UK.
Nick Round, regional managing director for intu, said: “intu Derby is the perfect location for Gelato Divino to kick off their UK expansion, as the centre offers a compelling blend of retail, catering and leisure with exciting brands including Hollywood Bowl and Paradise Adventure Golf. The premium ice-cream brand is a great addition to the centre’s vibrant mix where customers can shop, eat and be entertained all under one roof.”