Saturday, November 17, 2018

O2’s 210,000sq ft Icon Outlet opens its doors

The Icon Outlet in London’s O2 complex has opened its doors today bringing an 85-store retail offering to the location.
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Retailers to be slapped with another £186m business rates rise in April

Retailers are set to be slapped with a further business rates hike of over £180 million next April after today’s CPI results.
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Hugo opens first store UK outside of London in the Bullring

Hugo Boss is due to launch its first Hugo standalone store outside of London next month in Birmingham’s Bullring Estate.

Ikea launches first inner-city store on Tottenham Court Road

Ikea has launched its first inner city “Planning Studio” on London’s Tottenham Court Road.

Wyevale sells 5 of its largest centres to Dobbies

Wyevale Garden Centres has announced the sale of five of its largest properties to Dobbies Garden Centres.

Amazon seeking property to launch Amazon Go in the UK

Amazon has been scouring the country in search of small retail sites sparking speculation it will launch Amazon Go in the UK soon

Intu chairman plots takeover bid

Intu deputy chairman John Whittkaker is believed to be planning a potential £2 billion deal to take over the shopping centre developer. Whittaker already owns...
SMALL BUSINESS

High streets have lost 3,200 stores in past 4 years

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have found that more than 3,000 stores have closed down in the past four years,...

Sugarcane and wool shoe maker Allbirds to open first UK store

Luxury sustainable footwear retailer Allbirds is due to open its debut UK store in London this month.

£300m Bristol shopping centre extension scrapped by government

Plans for a £300 million expansion to Bristol’s major shopping centre have been scrapped by the government.

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