Tag: shops

Increase foot traffic with creative shop displays

creative shop shop displays
Posted on 26 July, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With more and more retailers showing creativity with their shop displays, it's important to keep up with the competition. Whether it be a small business or mainstream outlet each shop needs to entice customers into their entrances with the potential of a... Read More

High Street Closures fall to Five Year Low

High street closures fall to five year low
Posted on 16 October, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

During the past year, the High Street recovery has taken huge steps, with the first half of 2015 seeing shop closures fall to their lowest level in five years according to a new report by PwC and the Local Data Company (LDC). However, rather than this being... Read More

Rent hike warning for Dublin Retailers

Posted on 23 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Retail rents on Dublin’s Grafton Street — once the fifth most expensive main shopping street in the world — are likely to rise by more than 15 per cent, a global real estate services provider has warned. Fuelled by a growing trend in... Read More

French Connection announces Store Closures as Losses Mount

Posted on 21 September, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Despite the upturn in the economy fashion has continued to lag behind in terms of recovery in the retail sector. For the vast majority this has seen profits climb only minimally, but others are facing a much more perilous situation – including French... Read More

Property Write Down leads to £51 million Loss for Ladbrokes

Posted on 11 August, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As High Street bookmaker chains continue to struggle against rising gambling taxes and gaming machine duty, Ladbrokes has confirmed that the gap between itself and sector leader William Hill has widened further during the first half of the calendar year.... Read More

Smartphone Shoppers boosting High Street Fashion Sales says BRC

Posted on 1 May, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As retailers continue to embrace omni-channel methods, they are beginning to reap the benefits with a corresponding boost in sales. While competition from online retailers such as ASOS and Amazon continues to be high, initiatives such as click and collect... Read More

Shop Vacancy Rates fall to Five Year Low

Posted on 9 April, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Shop vacancy rates fell to their lowest level in five years last month as increased consumer confidence translated into greater stability in the retail and leisure sectors. According to figures compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC), the number of... Read More

Easter Eggs at centre of Supermarket Price War

Posted on 2 April, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The supermarket price war has dominated the grocery industry for the past few years, with retailers increasingly attempting to gain an advantage over their cut price rivals including foreign import brands such as Aldi and Lidl. The latest manifestation of... Read More

UK’s “Unhealthiest High Streets” Revealed

Posted on 26 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Uncategorised

No-one, least of all landlords, likes to see empty shops blighting the high street. However, many of the occupiers taking up space around the country are not contributing to the overall health of local communities, a new study into the country’s... Read More

Landmark Coventry Department Store on the Market

Posted on 28 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

A Midlands city is seeing its biggest retail sell-off in more than three decades after a landmark department store was put on the market with a reported price tag of £2.5m. The Heart of England Co-operative Society — one of the country’s oldest... Read More