Samsonite opens first standalone, own-brand store in London

The luggage brand has just opened its first standalone store in the UK with a flagship in central London.
train station retail

Network Rail posts 22nd consecutive quarter of retail sales growth

Network Rail has recorded its 22nd quarter in a row of retail sales growth at its train stations around the country.

Westfield bought by Unibail-Rodamco in £18.5bn deal

Westfield is set to be bought by Paris-based Unibail Rodamco in a deal that will create a combined estate of £54 billion
Secondary revenue

Business rates appeals system report sparks fresh criticism

The appeals system for business rates has come under fresh scrutiny after the release of data revealing a sharp drop in appeals.
Toys R Us

26 Toys R Us stores set to close revealed

The embattled toy retailer Toys R Us has released details of the 26 stores it has proposed to close next spring.
Oxford Street

Business rates changes do “not go far enough” for central London retailers

Saving’s made from the government’s changes to business rates bills will save Oxford Street retailers just 1.6 per cent.

£60m Meadowhall refurbishment completed after two years

The £60 million refurbishment of Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre has been completed following a two-year development.

Typo to more than double store count before Christmas

Typo has unveiled plans to double its store count in the UK before Christmas, only a year after its first bricks-and-mortar store

Ellesse opens first UK store in Seven Dials

Italian sportswear brand Ellesse has opened the doors to its first standalone UK store in London’s Seven Dials.

Westfield London signs 70,000sq ft Primark store

Primark is set to take a 70,000sq ft store in Westfield London’s new 740,000sq ft expansion expected to open in Summer 2018.

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The Crucial Challenges Retailers will Face in the 2020s

Panasonic and WBR Insights Research: The Crucial Challenges Retailers will Face in the 2020s At the start of 2020, Panasonic partnered with WBR Insights to find...