Briggs, established in 1863 is Morecambe largest clothing and footwear store. The flagship store, opposite the Midland Hotel on the Promenade features 5,000 square feet of classic fashions by Roman Originals, Classic, Tigiwear, Regatta, Caribou and a brand new Vintage Ladies wear department. Shoe brands include Skechers, Padders, Fitflop, Earth Spirit, Josef Seibel, Ara, HB and the largest selection of Rieker in the North West. There are also wide ranges of Leather and fashion Bags, Jewellery, Cards and Gifts.
The business was founded by Thomas Briggs who bought his first shop in 1863 from John Gorrill of Lancaster. Six generations later the business is still going strong and also has satellite stores in Lindley, Elland, Wrightington and Tarleton.