Dobbies launches first small-format urban store

Dobbies will open a small-format store in Edinburgh next month

Garden centre group Dobbies will open the doors to a new small-format store next month.

The shop, on Raeburn Place in Edinburgh, is the latest example of retailers reacting to changes wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. As well as online growth, the outbreak has led to a rise in trade for many neighbourhood stores.

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