Bury based shadestation set for expansion - MIDAS

Bury based shadestation.co.uk set for international expansion


Bury based shadestation.co.uk is set to create international versions of their website, and aims to be trading in 50 countries by the end of 2014.

The online retailer of designer sunglasses, watches and prescription glasses has already had a significant expansion into 20 countries such as South Africa, Germany, Italy, France, Denmark, Poland India and Canada.

The international sites are completely translated into the relevant language and have delivery and returns information specific to each country.

The company was founded in 2000 by David Allen and Jocelyn Anders; it is now the UK’s largest independent online retailer of sunglasses and watches.

David Allen, managing director, said: “We are strengthening our international presence in response to our loyal global customers.

“The business has also changed its delivery policy to ship to any country worldwide for free, further increasing the incentive for international customers to place sales and we can currently deliver to Australia faster than an Australian e-tailer. We pride ourselves on customer service and aim to continue serving our loyal customer base both in the UK and overseas for years to come.”

Shadestation.co.uk has an extensive collection of over 35 designer sunglasses brands ranging from the high end and sought-after luxury labels such as Tom Ford, Chanel, Dior, Gucci and Prada to the fresh, cool and edgy brands including Ray Ban, Carrera, and Police.

The Shade Station watch collection comprises of over 55 incredible brands ranging from the Marc by Marc Jacobs watches to the luxurious Michael Kors watches.



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