Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sheffield Hotel Introduces Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Posted on 23 March, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

For several years now, much of the world has been preoccupied with the question of how to reduce the carbon footprint we leave on the planet. The electric car, for many, is the ultimate in eco-friendly transport and as such is becoming ever more popular in... Read More

Businesses Income Suffers from the Cold Snap

Posted on 22 March, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Economy

The British weather-in particular heavy snow has continued to catch UK businesses unexpectedly in 2012, according to new research released by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Bad weather conditions are revealed as the top cause of disruption... Read More

New Figures Raise Hopes of High Street Recovery

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

While the next few years are expected to be tough for those working in the retail industry, recent figures have shown a turning point in the post-recession doom and gloom. Camden High Street Thanks to initiatives such as pre-Christmas sales and... Read More

Glasgow Celebrates its Retail Industry with Free Exhibition

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Industry News

Glasgow is showcasing the city’s retail heritage in an exhibition that is open to the public and free to enter. A busy Buchannan Street in Glasgow The exhibition, which is now open, started on 18th March and will run until 3rd June. The event is run... Read More

Trinity Leeds Opens for Business

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The newest shopping and leisure development in the UK has welcomed the first wave of consumers after opening earlier this week. Trinity Leeds will be the only major retail development introduced to the UK this year and, as such, caused something of a stir in... Read More

Calling Time on Beer Duty Escalator Eases Pressure on Pubs

Posted on 21 March, 2013 by Neil Bird under Business News

Beer drinkers are raising a glass today after the chancellor bowed to pressure by calling time on the beer duty escalator in yesterday’s budget.  This means that the cost of a pint of beer will no longer automatically rise by 2 per cent above inflation... Read More

US Market to Reach Near 2007 Levels Within Six Months

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Green Street Advisors is predicting that commercial property prices in the United States will increase over the next six months. The California-based research firm is ‘80 per cent certain’ that prices will hit near peak-levels last seen in 2007. A... Read More

H&M Announces Ambitious US Expansion Plan

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As the state of the global economy continues to improve outside the embattled Eurozone, retailers are beginning to leave behind austerity plans and once more examine options for international growth. Swedish fashion retailer H&M has already announced... Read More

European Commercial Property Offers Best Value in a Decade

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

The European commercial property market is at its most appealing level in 10 years, according to DTZ. According to its Fair Value Index, which provides information about the relative attractiveness of current pricing of European property markets by... Read More

Debenhams Invests for Future in Bristol Store

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Department store chains looked to be one of the rare retail success stories during the recession, with British giant John Lewis managing to post record sales figures over the Christmas period. However, it looks like the bubble may have burst for certain... Read More