COVID-19 impacted all sectors, but few harder than retail. Even before lockdown, retailers were calling for a change in thinking towards leases, and the calls are now louder than ever. Retail … [Read more...] about Ten things you need to know about retail leases
The "perfect storm" of current economic pressures – including inflation, energy prices, supply chain uncertainty and shortages of goods, materials and labour – presents a number of well-documented … [Read more...] about Fit-out challenges facing the retail and leisure sector in 2023
Modern logistics facilities are now a bedrock of tech-led commerce whilst shopping centres, the erstwhile catalyst of urban regeneration projects, struggle to compete with the 24/7/365 shopping … [Read more...] about The UK logistics market and tech-led commerce
News that Frasers Group is opening a new flagship Birmingham store to include Sports Direct, USC, Evans Cycles and GAME, as well as an e-sports arena, demonstrates a bold approach for driving footfall … [Read more...] about Consolidated in-store experiences – the new way forward?
One thing is for sure where 2020 is concerned, it has challenged the retail market more than anyone could have realised at the start of the year. With news of Arcadia's ongoing troubles and the sad … [Read more...] about Retail Giants resize their dominance – but opportunity still knocks
What should the role of retail staff be in protecting our health? Do they have to fight a culture war as well as the disease? "London is empty" chorused our friends "and there's practically no-one … [Read more...] about Can shops make you wear a mask? Should they?