Historic Alnwick’s original Woolworths – and a modern-day successor in Wilkinson

Graham Soult

Retail consultant, writer, blogger; helping retailers via CannyInsights.com and CannySites.com. Say hello on Twitter at @soult!

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  1. April 6, 2012

    […] weeks I’ve highlighted some of the North East towns – including Houghton-le-Spring and Alnwick – where Woolworths originally opened in one location only to then relocate its store to a new […]

  2. April 16, 2012

    […] Here in the North East, you’ll know from my previous blogs that Store Twenty One seems to be opening up everywhere: in our region, it has taken over more of the stores vacated by Woolies’ collapse than any other retailer apart from B&M, and has also opened in other locations such as Redcar and Alnwick. […]

  3. June 29, 2012

    […] that I’ve seen, like the one in Gateshead, have had a full internal makeover as well, while brand-new stores like the one in Alnwick have launched in the new format to start with. Wilkinson, Alnwick (31 Mar […]

  4. August 13, 2012

    […] previous blogs, I’ve written about how the Woolworths stores in towns like Alnwick, Houghton-le-Spring and Wallsend opened in one location before later moving to a new, bigger spot […]

  5. October 31, 2012

    […] in April I blogged about the apparent location of Alnwick’s original Woolworths, where the chain traded for the first fifteen years of its 55-year stint in the town. As I reported […]

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