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Toolstation continues sponsorship of ‘The Men’s Room’ podcast

23rd February 2024|Company News, Latest News|

Toolstation will continue its sponsorship of talkSPORT podcast ‘The Men’s Room’ which returns for another season, featuring new hosts former England international Neil Ruddock and entrepreneur and [...]

Metrocentre shows in-tent with 20,000 sq ft Go Outdoors signing

22nd February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Sovereign Centros has announced that GO Outdoors, the outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, has signed at Metrocentre, launching later this year. The unit spans 20,242 sq ft [...]

The O2’s entertainment district celebrates full leasing completion, with arrival of Chopstix

21st February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

The O2 has announced that its Entertainment District, which is owned and operated by Waterfront Limited Partnership, a joint venture between AEG Europe and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, is [...]

A quarter of shoppers will now only shop with retailers offering loyalty member pricing, according the Retail Technology Show research

21st February 2024|Company News, Latest News, Show News|

With many supermarkets launching discounted prices exclusively for loyalty scheme members, the popularity of these programmes has risen among price-conscious shoppers, according to the latest research from Retail [...]

New Co-op franchise store set to launch to serve Uckfield community

21st February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

A new Co-op store is set to launch this week (Thursday 22nd February) to serve and support the Uckfield community. The 2,500 sq ft purpose-built convenience store, [...]

Shelley Sandzer secures Anytime Fitness’ biggest site to date in the UK

20th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, has secured Anytime Fitness, the worldwide franchisee gym concept, at Ivor House in Brixton for the brand’s biggest location in the [...]

Wolf & Badger opens flagship Soho Store with Shaftesbury Capital

19th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Shaftesbury Capital has announced that Wolf & Badger, the award-winning multi-channel retailer, has launched its UK flagship at 102 Berwick Street in Soho. The opening represents a milestone [...]

Trafford Centre celebrates brand partners at annual Retailer Awards

19th February 2024|Awards, Company News, Latest News|

Trafford Centre has honoured outstanding achievements in retail at its annual Retailer Awards. The prestigious event saw the retail, restaurant and leisure attractions of the Trafford Centre [...]

Surface Design Show 2024 triumphantly returned to London this February

19th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, Show News|

Surface Design Show 2024, which took place at the Business Design Centre from 6th – 8th February 2024, was once again hailed an overwhelming success, with visitors [...]

Mark Hill Hair creates in-house content studio to drive social media sales

15th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Nottingham-based Mark Hill Hair has expanded its headquarters to include a custom content studio, including space for its TikTok Live broadcasts, as part of its wider branding refresh.  The [...]

Hammerson’s Bullring & Grand Central ‘flight to quality’ continues with strong start to 2024

14th February 2024|Company News, Latest News|

Hammerson has announced that footfall at Bullring & Grand Central continues to increase year on year with strong visitor numbers continuing through January, reflecting the Group’s focus [...]

Love is not all around for retailers: 24 million will skip Valentine’s gifting

13th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

54 percent of UK adults aren’t going to buy gifts this Valentine’s Day Under 35s are more than twice as likely to buy cards, gifts and experiences [...]

Gen Z shuns Valentine’s clichés in favour of pre-loved gifts, Adevinta research reveals

12th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Younger European consumers lead the way in sustainable gifting this Valentine’s Day, with 49 percent preferring to receive a one-of-a-kind pre-loved gift rather than a new, mass-produced item.  [...]

New report sets out 10-point plan to curb career criminals and prolific offenders as Co-op reveals record levels of theft and violence

9th February 2024|Company News, Latest News|

Co-op reports record levels of crime in 2023 with more than 1/3 Million incidents (44 percent YOY increase) as many communities continue to be blighted by persistent retail crime  [...]

Oi, purpose-driven NI retailer, OutsideIn opens first outlet store at The Boulevard

9th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Purpose-driven fashion retailer, OutsideIn (Oi) opens its first ever outlet store at Northern Ireland’s only premier designer outlet, The Boulevard, Banbridge on Saturday 10 February 2024. Established [...]

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