All Scotland articles – Page 6

  • Katie Bickerstaffe, Group marketing, people and property director, Dixons Retail.
    Analysis

    Katie Bickerstaffe

    2011-06-03T00:00:00Z

    Katie Bickerstaffe, Group marketing, people and property director, Dixons Retail.

  • Opinion

    Survival of the biggest

    2011-05-17T12:05:00Z

    The best shopping centres are attracting visitors, but the challenge is converting visits to sales

  • St Enoch
    Analysis

    Retail in Scotland

    2011-05-03T13:04:00Z

    Uncertainty over jobs and income plus the later time of Easter have had an impact on retail in Scotland, causing the worst drop in sales since 2000.

  • House of Fraser
    Analysis

    What it's like to work at House of Fraser

    2011-04-26T15:19:00Z

    The inside view from resourcing manager Linda Summerell.

  • Olympic Delivery Authority's Olympic Stadium image
    Analysis

    The Olympic opportunity

    2011-04-26T07:00:00Z

    Retailers are hopeful that the Olympic Games will give a boost to consumer spending. Rebecca Thomson finds out what retailers need to do to make sure they are ready for the big event.

  • Evans_Cycles.JPG
    News

    In Focus: Evans Cycles

    2011-04-18T07:00:00Z

    It is refreshing to welcome a dynamic new specialist sector leader to Retail Week Knowledge Bank’s coverage: Evans Cycles.

  • Buchanan_Street.JPG
    News

    Space race

    2011-04-08T00:00:00Z

    Two more retailers have signed to Land Securities’ Buchanan Street development in Glasgow, meaning it is already 75% let by space.

  • Stephen Robertson cutout
    Opinion

    The compliance costs of devolution

    2011-04-01T00:00:00Z

    I sense that devolution is entering a distinctly different and more vigorous phase of its development. The reasons aren’t the same in every nation but there’s a growing feeling of muscles being flexed.

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    Gallery

    Frasers: Northern star

    2011-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Frasers, the Glaswegian House of Fraser flagship, has come to the end of revamping its ground floor. As John Ryan discovers, the results have been spectacular

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    News

    O2 store managers most at risk due to retail restructure

    2011-01-31T00:00:00Z

    O2 store managers are most at risk by store closures and the management restructure, according to the Communication Workers Union.

  • AnnSummerspic.jpg
    News

    Goodbye Ann, hello Man

    2011-01-28T00:00:00Z

    Lingerie retailer Ann Summers is to rename four of its prominent stores ‘Man Summers’ in the run-up to Valentine’s Day in an attempt to lure in male customers.

  • closed_down_stores_high_street.jpg
    Analysis

    How many stores does a retailer need?

    2011-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Could HMV’s decision to downsize signal a more general trend for retailers to slim down their property portfolios, asks Nicola Harrison

  • Silverburn_Glasgow.jpg
    News

    Strong Christmas trading at Hammerson centres

    2010-12-30T10:34:00Z

    Shopping centre owner Hammerson has reported a strong start to the post-Christmas Sales period, with 2.25 million shoppers visiting its nine regional shopping centres over the three days from Boxing Day.

  • danaher tim cutout
    Opinion

    Time for Oxford Street to become traffic-free

    2010-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Between tube strikes, snow and students being kettled in Oxford Circus, it’s not been a great week for West End retailers. Thank goodness for the traffic-free day on Saturday, the one day a year that shows Oxford Street could actually be a pleasant place to shop.

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    News

    Hamleys opens pop-up shops to maximise Christmas sales

    2010-11-26T00:00:00Z

    Temporary stores in shopping centres will extend the retailer’s reach in key toy-selling period.

  • Opinion

    Boots and Tesco Bank invest in high-speed network to manage communications

    2010-11-19T11:22:00Z

    Tesco Bank and Boots UK have partnered with Cable & Wireless Worldwide to supply data and telephone services to improve customer service and business operations.

  • White Stuff, Edinburgh
    Gallery

    The right stuff from White Stuff

    2010-11-19T00:00:00Z

    White Stuff has opened its biggest store yet, in Edinburgh, bringing an old building to life with cunning visual merchandising and plenty of humour. John Ryan visits

  • Marmite
    Analysis

    Pop and go

    2010-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Pop-up shops have become an effective consumer touch-point for brands, a convenient way of filling space and creating a dynamic environment. But is the fizz going out of pop, asks Mark Faithfull

  • Fashion Rocks to be launched by founders of USC
    News

    Fashion Rocks pushes on with launch

    2010-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Fashion Rocks, the young fashion retailer to be launched by the founders of USC, is to debut online in January and open its first shop in March.

  • Alworths
    News

    Alworths continues to grow after first year

    2010-11-05T00:00:00Z

    Alworths, the variety store that sprung from the ashes of Woolworths, enjoyed a record week last week as it hits its first year anniversary today.