Tag: shop

Olympic Slump for Retailers Continues On Into August

Posted on 7 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

July results from the retail sector proved incredibly disappointing; failing to live up to the pre-Olympic Games promise that the sporting event would boost the revenues of small to medium sized enterprises after several years of recession.... Read More

North South Divide for Vacant Commercial Properties

Posted on 6 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Industry News

According to a report conducted by the Local Data Company (LDC), the number of retail shops that lie empty on our high streets has increased in the north, but dropped in the south.... Read More

Debenhams Expands Furniture Range to Take Advantage of Staycation Trend

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

It would be fair to say that this summer has not been the most record-breaking in terms of sales in the retail sector.... Read More

Family Food Bills Set to Soar

Posted on 4 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Families across the country must once more prepare themselves for bad news regarding the affordability of essential items.... Read More

Three Key Factors for Successful Commercial Retail Property Developments

Posted on 3 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

Retail properties are a popular choice for commercial real estate investors. With stable tenants and a steady stream of traffic, they can offer a good return on investment.... Read More

More Government Cash for High Streets

Posted on 2 September, 2012 by Neil Bird under Industry News

Local Government Minister Grant Shapps is urging MPs, representing towns that missed out in the Portas Pilot competition, to apply for a share of a multi-million pound fund to improve their high streets.... Read More

Tough Economic Climate Takes Toll on Co-Op

Posted on 1 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

The Co-Operative has been a central high street presence in the UK for decades now, providing a local service to towns and villages throughout the country both in the grocery and banking industries.... Read More

Michael Palin Joins ‘No to Costa’ Chorus

Posted on by Neil Bird under Business News

Movehut recently reported that residents and independent retailers in Totnes had united in an attempt to block the opening of a branch of Costa Coffee in the town.... Read More

Property Developer Hammerson Supports Retail Expansion

Posted on 29 August, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Commercial Developments

Property developer Hammerson, which owns Birmingham’s Bullring and London’s Brent Cross, is forging ahead with new shopping centres in the UK and France.... Read More

Leeds Development Boom Bucks National Trend

Posted on 28 August, 2012 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Recently Movehut reported that Whiteley Village, a retail development in Hampshire, was scheduled for completion next spring.... Read More