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    Perfume Shop’s new look


    The Perfume Shop is to open its second new-concept store in Glasgow next month after recording a “fantastic reaction” to its first remodelled shop in Bluewater.

  • Edinburgh
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    Store of the Week: Urban Outfitters, Edinburgh


    The balance of power between Scotland’s two major cities has always been reflected in their retail provision.

  • Save
    Photo gallery

    Charity begins in Edinburgh


    Working with retail guru Mary Portas, Save the Children has opened a design-led charity store in Edinburgh.

  • Opinion

    The golden shopfront


    At last week’s Toy Industry Awards, it was the “Golden Teddy” honour that really stood out — but which retailers might scoop a prize were there to be a ‘golden shopfront’?

  • Opinion

    Edinburgh retail: A tale of three streets


    With the changing fortunes of its three principle shopping streets, Edinburgh is one of the better places to observe the the ebb and flow of high street retail in the UK.

  • Alexon

    Alexon pushes ahead with store disposals as like-for-likes slump


    Womenswear retailer Alexon has begun a push to close stores with a disposal list of 16 stores distributed to the property market.

  • HMV

    HMV moves step closer to clinching Mama deal


    HMV’s £46m bid for live music specialist Mama moved a step closer to conclusion this week when SMS Finance, the investment vehicle run by telecoms billionaire Silvio Scaglia, pulled out of the race.

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    Glasgow extension opens


    Hamleys and H M were among the first stores to open their doors in the new £100m extension to Ivanhoe Cambridge’s St Enoch shopping centre in Glasgow yesterday.

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    Hamleys and H&M open at Glasgow’s St Enoch centre


    Hamleys and H M were among the first stores to open their doors in the new £100m extension to Ivanhoe Cambridge’s St. Enoch shopping centre in Glasgow this morning.

  • Opinion

    Roads to nowhere


    Investment in infrastructure — like the construction of Edinburgh’s new tram system — will inevitably cause disruption to retailers, but can’t be at any price.