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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

lastminute.com gives the UK a taste of the good stuff

Launching first ever pop-up stores across the UK

Despite the doom and gloom of the current economic climate, leading online travel and leisure retailer, lastminute.com is giving the UK a taste of the good stuff as it launches its first ever live retail spaces, the first opening in London’s Covent Garden on the 2nd & 3rd March.

The lastminute.com stores will give a selection of good stuff to the public including live experiences from the website’s wide portfolio of products absolutely FREE of charge. With this in mind, crowds in their thousands are expected to line James’ street in Covent Garden as the doors open at midday on Monday March 2nd 2009.

From FREE massages and manicures, live cooking demonstrations, tasting sessions with some of London’s biggest chefs to live theatre and music performances by well known British acts, there’s something for everyone. If that’s not enough there will be prize giveaways to the first customers through the doors, and to top it off, there’s an option of a complimentary cab journey, so people can to take some good stuff home with them thanks to lasminute.com.

lastminute.com european managing director Simon Thompson said, ‘In these tough times when things are a little uncertain and everyone’s having to tighten their belts, lastminute.com wants to give people the chance to get some good stuff. This is the chance to be pampered, entertained and spoiled, all on us. We feel that giving good stuff to people epitomises the essence and culture of the lastminute.com brand as we strive to give people the opportunity to do more in their free time without breaking the bank.’

lastminute.com makes every effort to provide people with the good stuff by giving access to great things at fantastic prices all the time. And even now when things are a little tougher, lastminute.com affirms its dedication to giving even more for less, with great deals, great value and great prices.

The lastminute.com good stuff store will open its doors on March 2nd at midday on the famous James Street in Covent Garden and will be open for 48 hours before it’s packed up and goes north to Birmingham and Manchester, visit http://goodstuff.lastminute.com for further details.

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