National equipment supplier Nisbets opened its third Scottish showroom last week, with a store in Shiprow, Aberdeen.

Andrew Nisbet was there for the ribbon cutting along with the group’s retail marketing manager Amy Roberts, who told local reporters: “Opening Nisbets in the wonderful city of Aberdeen is extremely exciting.

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“The new retail unit has allowed us to bring job opportunities to the city. Six full-time members of staff have been employed to work in the store.”

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Aberdeen city council leader Jenny Laing, added: “The decision by Nisbets to open here is yet another vote of confidence in Aberdeen and our city centre.

“This investment reflects that Aberdeen is very much a place to do business now and in future. It also adds to the momentum building around the city centre masterplan.”