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Sir Philip Green and Dominic Chappell under fresh scrutiny over property deals

Tuesday 03 January 2017 - Posted by Ben Stevens

BHS is undergoing an unprecedented investigation as its liquidators probe the property transactions of Sir Philip Green and Dominic Chappell. Sources close to the investigation told The Guardian that FRP Advisory, who are handling the liquidation of the retailer, have undertak...


Dr Martens announce ambitious expansion plans

Friday 09 December 2016 - Posted by Ben Stevens

Iconic Footwear retailer Dr Martens has announced its plans to open 100 new stores and instore shops over the next five years. In the year to March 31 the brand opened 11 new stores and nine in store shops, despite sales falling by four per cent to £232.4 million. With the ret...


Tesla to open new West London store

Thursday 08 December 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

Tesla is poised to open a new retail space in Chiswick, west London tomorrow. Once open, it would bring the total of the car manufacturer’s UK dealerships 16 – a significant number considering it only had one three years ago. Tesla currently five retail locations in London but...


London's "game-changing" Paddington Quarter development approved

Wednesday 07 December 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

The £775 million regeneration of London’s Paddington Quarter has been approved by the local council. The decision, which was made during a Westminster Council meeting yesterday, means the retail precinct around the historic Grade I-listed Paddington railway station and neighbo...


Neptune looks to open five new London stores

Monday 05 December 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

Upmarket furniture retailer Neptune is eyeing five new stores around London as part of its expansion strategy in the capital city. The retailer, which has existing stores in the Chiswick and Fulham neighbourhoods, is hoping to secure new stores around the size 5000sq ft and 70...


Who are the winners and losers of the new business rates?

Thursday 01 December 2016 - Posted by Ben Stevens

Next year’s business rates revision has been a key concern among UK companies for the last few months, with the large majority of businesses concerned the changes could be crippling. The lethal cocktail of looming inflation, higher wages and business rates has sparked a frenzy...


4m sq ft International Quarter development gets retail agents

Wednesday 30 November 2016 - Posted by Ben Stevens

The newly-proposed four million sq ft development at London's Olympic Village has appointed joint agents for its retail sector. International Quarter London is set to become one of the city's largest business districts, eventually providing 25,000 jobs in east London. CF Comme...


Paddington Quarter could transform London's retail landscape

Wednesday 30 November 2016 - Posted by Ben Stevens

The £775 million regeneration of Paddington Quarter has been recommended for approval, in a move that could see the area’s retail sector entirely rejuvenated. On Tuesday a decision will be made by Westminster Council in London whether the transformative development will be app...


Tailor for the Royal Family moves from Savile Row to Marylebone

Friday 25 November 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

An esteemed menswear retailer has moved from London’s world-famous Savile Row in Mayfair to set up shop in Chiltern Street, Marylebone. English Cut, founded by Thomas Mahon who has outfitted the Royal Family and other famous clients, joins Chiltern Street’s burgeoning menswear...


MCM moves London flagship to Mayfair

Friday 25 November 2016 - Posted by Elias Jahshan

Luxury accessories retailer MCM has moved into its new flagship store in London’s prestigious Mayfair district after closing down its former Sloane Street shop. The Munich-based brand, which stands for Modern Creation Munich, is now occupying the space once held by the Mayfair...