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Catriona Marshall


Catriona Marshall: ‘We bounced back with talent, knowledge and loyalty in place’


Former Hobbycraft chief executive Catriona Marshall, who now owns specialist retailer Running Bear, on how the coronavirus pandemic meant creating an online business overnight and the adoption of a new business model

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Cabot Circus 2020


Four ways retail landlords are ditching the rents status quo


Like so much else in the retail sector, the pandemic has accelerated existing trends in the retail property market. Retail Week looks at the actions taken by landlords Hammerson and the Crown Estate, and what they mean for the future of the industry

Eat out to help out London


Will ‘eat out to help out’ bring shoppers back to stores?


The government’s ‘eat out to help out’ scheme launched on Monday and there are hopes that retailers could feel a halo effect after diners flocked to shopping locations for a cheap bite.

George MacDonald


‘As Amazon plots Go stores, bricks-and-mortar retailers must up their game’


Online giant Amazon has had a good pandemic and effectively put into practice the maxim that crisis can spell opportunity, writes George MacDonald.