Tag Archives | High streets

No wonder high streets are lost cause

Many high streets are doomed because  the economics make it staggeringly difficult for independent, non-chain operators to get a foothold and to then make the numbers stack up. Doomed. Over the past few weeks there have been a number of stark examples in London of the system failing these businesses. The first involves Jewish cafe Gaby’s Deli on […]

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What to do with a problem like the high street

As Mary Portas seeks to address the ills of the UK high street, a visit by Retailinsider.com to the opening of the new-look Musicroom store on London’s Denmark Street highlighted just what shopping streets can be. Things have always looked up on Denmark Street This new outlet sells all things musical. Along with pretty much every other shop […]

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The high street fightback continues

High streets are fighting back against the continued threat from retail parks and online shopping, with increasing evidence that shoppers are recognising the value of their local stores. Shoppers galore on this high street Following the Retailinsider.com story earlier this week ‘Shoppers desert retail parks for the high street’ further research to prove that a high street renaissance could be taking place […]

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