Blue Inc store stays open in Sailmakers shopping centre
- Credit: Aleksandra Cupriak
Blue Inc, which was originally set to be closing down, will stay open in the Sailmakers shopping centre in Ipswich after all.
The menswear store on Tavern Street was supposed to close soon due to the increase in the rent.
Daniel Beck, acting manager of Blue Inc, said: “We were going to close down because we couldn’t afford to stay open.
“The landlord said if we are going to move out and close, we can just stay here.”
Mr Beck admitted that the previous store team did not keep the shop well maintained.
He added: “We’ve got a new staff, me, Tia, Charlie and Reese. We’re trying to build it back up to a maintainable level, like the shop was before it was even spoken about closing down.
“So far, the sales have been good. We are keeping our shop presentable and tidy. We still make enough to keep the targets going.”