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Tony's Chocolonely Super Store

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Store gallery: Tony’s Chocolonely’s Amsterdam chocolate factory

2021-02-26T06:00:00+00:00By

Dutch confectionery company Tony’s Chocolonely has opened an Amsterdam superstore where customers can create their own chocolate flavours.

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Ranking: The UK's 50 most vibrant retail locations

2021-02-25T07:00:00+00:00By

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the ranking of retail’s most vibrant shopping locations, with a swing away from city centres and towards smaller commuter towns in 2021.

Erin Brookes

Opinion

Erin Brookes: ‘There is no doubt that further retail consolidation is coming’

2021-02-25T06:30:00+00:00By

Green shoots of optimism may be germinating, but it is certain that the last 12 months have left an irreversible imprint on the UK’s retail industry.

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Analysis

Retailers wary of April 12 timeframe for store reopening

2021-02-24T16:07:00+00:00By , ,

Retailers have voiced disappointment that they will not be able to fully open their doors again before April 12 and concerns about the possibility of the post-lockdown timeframe changing again.

Six groundbreaking ideas to revive the high street

Six groundbreaking ideas to revive the high street

As non-essential shops reopen, Retail Week looks into what can be done to breathe new life into high streets:

  • How high streets and stores can adapt to serve people’s needs throughout the day
  • Smart collaborations between retailers can help make high street shops "more energising"
  • Town centres should "create a brand around" what their USP is
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