Ever wondered about the man behind that friendly smile at Paradise Fruits ? We spoke to Nick Pavlou, in the first of Birkdale's 'Meet Your Retailer' series to find out about him, his passion for fresh produce, and what he likes about Birkdale Fair.
Nick, if you don’t mind how old are you?
I'm 50 !
Do you have a family?
Yes, I'm married with 3 kids and a mini dachshund named Max
Do you have any hobbies?
I enjoy golf, poker and soccer
How did you come to be a store holder at Birkdale?
I liked the center and so bought the shop 10 years ago
What is your favourite thing about being a retailer in your area?
I like the little country town feel
What do you like most about Birkdale Shopping centre?
The tenant mix is great in my opinion
What are you hoping to achieve at Paradise Fruits in 2019?
I'd like to see and improvement in sales from the refurbishment of centre.
As you’re aware, Birkdale has implemented various eco-friendly retail solutions recently including solar panels on the centre roof. Does Paradise Fruits currently implement any eco friendly practices or have plans to do so in the near future?
We are making a conscious effort to cut down on packaging.
Anything else you would like your customers to know about you or Paradise Fruits?
We sell top quality fruit but at very competitive pricing.