A NATIONAL footwear retailer is set to open a new store in Southampton.

Shoe Zone will welcome customers at its new premises, 69 Above Bar Street, on December 11.

It will be running a selection of promotions that it has described as "perfect for Christmas shoppers".

Anthony Smith, chief executive, said: "We are delighted to be welcoming customers to a new store in Southampton, just in time for Christmas. We have a huge range of products in place, including our popular collection of affordable shoes and accessories.

"We are looking forward to welcoming our customers."

The new concept Shoe Zone store will stock popular brands such as Skechers, Lotus, Heavenly Feet, Lunar and Marco Tozzi.

Samantha Dance-Payne has been appointed as the store manager with the store opening Monday to Saturday 9am – 5:30pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm.