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Commercial People’s Retail Roundup – December 7th

Featured Image: The currently under-investigation Ted Baker CEO Ray Kelvin regarding the forced hugging scandal.   Editor’s Note: If there’s a story you wish for us to include in future roundups, please get in touch with Dominic Gabriel on     Featured on Commercial People:       The Mainstream High Street is Already […]

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Intu Properties Announces Leasing Update

Intu Properties have this morning released a leasing update revealing some of the major names who are set to expand or open brand new stores across the Intu centres. Primark, Hugo Boss, Jack Wills, G-Star RAW, and Bershka are the amongst the latest brands to open stores with intu, with Primark, in particular, upsizing their […]

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Planning Consent Approved for £270m Retail and Leisure in Swindon

The UK’s Largest developers for off plan property – SevenCapital, have received planning permission late last month, allowing the firm to move onto the next phase of development. Approved on the 27th of November, less than 17 months have passed from the developers first steps to outline this project on paper. Phase 1 of the […]

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Icon Industrial Reveals New 102,500 sqft Development for Manchester Airport Site

Commercial People has today learned of Icon Industrial’s plans to build a new industrial/warehouse unit at its impressive £100m Manchester Airport site. The proposed development is the third new addition to be announced at Icon Manchester Airport following Icon Industrial’s 272,000 sq ft development for The Hut Group. Located adjacent to the World Freight Terminal […]

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Business Rates in Need of a Root & Branch Overhaul – Fuller’s

Commercial People has learned of the problems that Nandos, Fuller’s and other major retailers across the UK face, and how they intend to collectively ‘save the British high street’. In an extensive 3-part Common’s Select Committee meeting yesterday, Commercial People were made aware of plans and problems that the major food & drink firms had, […]

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The Mainstream High Street is Already Dead – Mike Ashley

Commercial People has learned of Mike Ashley’s interesting suggestions on how to remodel the high street and stop more retailers from falling prey to the rise of online shopping. As the main draw of an extensive 3-part Common’s Select Committee meeting yesterday, Commercial People were made aware of plans, problems and controversies that the retail […]

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Morphe Cosmetics Opens Second UK Store in Bullring

The centre’s owners, Hammerson, announced the opening of the new 3,300 sq ft unit in a press release yesterday. Located on the middle level of the Bullring, the new shop will offer Morphe’s full range of professional-grade makeup and brushes at affordable prices. The store also features a backstage ‘Studio Morphe’ – – a professional […]

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MapleTree Investments Confirms Next Phase of Green Park – Reading

MapleTree Investments, have confirmed to proceed with the next phase of the Green Park development; aiming to usher in a significant boost to the Thames Valley office market. The development will be known as 400 and 450 Longwater Avenue, with work starting on the site in February 2019. The project will total 228,000 sq ft […]

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McColl’s Profits and Shares Continue to Slump Following Palmer & Harvey collapse.

McColl’s Retail Group have today announced their Q4 and Full Year trading results, presenting some impressive figures from the past 12 months. The British convenience shop and newsagent operator owns several stores across the UK, operating predominately under the Martins and McColls brands. Following the collapse of British wholesaler Palmer & Harvey, McColl’s have “experienced […]

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Goodman Acquires Significant Midlands Development Site

Global property investors, Goodman have announced their purchase of a 10.3-acre prime logistics site in Bermuda Park in Nuneaton. The site is aiming to deliver a 230,000 sq ft high-quality distribution warehouse with work expected to start in the spring of next year. The warehouse will be available for its occupation in December 2019.   […]

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