Read up and smell the coffee

Michael Poynor managing director, Retail Expertise

The news last Friday that Starbucks took a £10m hit in the UK last year from the collapse of the Borders bookshop chain offers a piquant reflection on the ongoing transformation of our high streets from retail strips of independent and multiple stores (with banks, and estate agents aplenty) into ...

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