// Desigual permanently closes its flagship store on London’s Regent Street
// Founded in 1984, Desigual’s headquarters are based in Spanish city Barcelona
The Spanish fashion retailer Desigual has permanently closed the doors to its flagship store on London’s Regent Street.
Commercial real estate services company Cushman and Wakefield has placed a letting board on the shop front, located at 218 Regent Street, property sources told Drapers.
Desigual currently has a workforce of more than 2,700 employees and is present in 89 countries through 10 sales channels, 438 standalone stores and six product categories: women, men, kids, accessories, shoes and sport.
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Founded in 1984, Desigual’s headquarters are based in Spanish city Barcelona. In recent years the retailer has earnt serious sustainable credentials with initiatives such as phasing out single-use plastic, using up to 50% sustainable fibres by 2023 and aiming to become a carbon neutral company by 2050.
Back in October 2021 the business also officially approved a four-day working week for all head office employees. The new initiative came into force after an employee survey completed by 98% of the head office workforce voted with an 86% majority for a four-day working week.