All articles by Retail Week online team – Page 6

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    Macy's name to dominate

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    US retail group Federated Department Stores announced last week that it will convert all of its regional department stores to the Macy's nameplate in January. The move spells an end to its regional department store names, which at present include Burdines-Macy's, Goldsmith's-Macy's and Bon-Macy's.

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    Merchant Retail disposes of Leamington Spa

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Merchant Retail Group has sold the former Woodwards department store at Leamington Spa in Warwickshire to Cardiff-based Atlantic Property Developments.

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    Weblight at Debenhams

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Lighting maintenance service provider Weblight has been awarded a three-year contract by Debenhams to cover its lighting and emergency lighting maintenance requirements across all its 104 stores.

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    Galway scheme stirs up interest as its retail content is expanded

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Galway auctioneer Liam Mulryan has submitted plans to Galway City Council for a €50 million (£34 million) retail development on the eastern outskirts of the city.

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    Figleaves signs Redline to help ease Christmas rush

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Lingerie e-tailer Figleaves.com has brought in Redline Networks to help it cope with the festive rush.

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    Nike signs for Budapest

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Nike has agreed a pre-let at Miller Developments and Raiffeisen Ingatalan’s Budapest Factory Outlet Center. Nike will be taking 7,530 sq ft (700 sq m) on a 10-year lease at £100,000 a year. The mall, situated west of Budapest, is on schedule for completion in October and has already secured ...

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    BCSC lists its top towns

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    BCSC has shortlisted 10 towns and cities for its annual Town Centre Environment Awards.

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    Four-store draw at Whitley Bay

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Modus Properties has agreed four more lettings at its Park View Shopping Centre at Whitley Bay in Yorkshire.Claire’s Accessories has taken 745 sq ft (70 sq m) on a 10-year lease at £27,000 a year, while Clinton Cards has taken 2,800 sq ft (260 sq m) on a 15-year lease at £37,100 a year. Hays Travel

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    Milton Keynes centre bags trio of new lettings

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Legal General has agreed the first three lettings at Midsummer Place at Milton Keynes since it bought the shopping centre in December last year.

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    Asda switches on to staff training via satellite TV

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Asda has introduced a satellite-based TV system to assist with staff briefings and training.The system - 24/7 TV - is based on technology from Hughes Network Systems Europe was piloted in five stores. It has now been rolled out to all 267 stores and 25 distribution centres, as well as head

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    Disability Act orders

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    T Saveker, manufacturer of metalwork items, has reported a significant rise in orders as preparations are made for the Disability Discrimination Act that comes into force at the beginning of October.

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    Zara portfolio to reach 29 UK stores with new openings for Oxford and Inverness

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Zara has signed up for two more stores, at Inverness and Oxford, taking its UK portfolio to 29 branches.

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    Esprit profit hits £142m

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    International fashion group Esprit reported full-year net profit of HK$2 billion (£142 million) on turnover of HK$16.4 billion (£1.17 billion).

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    Woodward's store sold

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Woodward's store sold

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    Scottish sales weaker

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Scottish sales weaker

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    Supermarket salt row

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Supermarket salt row

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    Ozer seeks troubled UK retailers

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Ozer seeks troubled UK retailers

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    Sainsbury's and Matalan not in Target's sights

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Sainsbury's and Matalan not in Target's sights

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    Yusuf to leave M&S

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Yusuf to leave M&S

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    Messenger joins Mackays

    2004-09-17T12:09:59Z

    Messenger joins Mackays