AN OPENING date has been confirmed for when beauty, skincare and home retailer Rituals will welcome customers to its new Basingstoke store. 

As previously reported, Rituals placed advertisements on a Festival Place unit which was due to be occupied by fashion retailer Ted Baker, which pulled out of the centre before opening.

A spokesperson for Rituals has confirmed that the store will open on January 18, 2024.

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Rituals, a sustainable beauty brand, sells candles, makeup, diffusers and more to ‘help you find a moment of positivity, peace and happiness in your everyday life’, according to the brand’s website.

Festival Place centre director Neil Churchill said: “We are delighted that Rituals will be joining FP in January (2024).  It’s exciting to be able to announce the addition of another global name to our growing mix of premium lifestyle brands.”