Electric go-karts, arts fairs and whisky tours: Six innovative uses for empty department stores

E-karting at Gravity, in a former Debenhams store in Wandsworth

The department store format has suffered badly over the last five years, with the vast majority of stores which have closed still standing empty. Retail Week looks at six innovative uses of former department store space both from the UK and internationally.

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