Woolies spotting in Leeds

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. January 31, 2011

    […] my recent visit to Leeds city centre, one of the most visible retail developments was the ongoing construction work for […]

  2. February 14, 2011

    […] Leeds store, in the Merrion Centre, would be opening on 12 September 1974. As I blogged before, the Merrion Centre later played host to an eponymous Woolworths store (pictured below), which opened in the 1980s – does anyone know whether this was the same […]

  3. August 30, 2011

    […] stores tended not to occupy purpose-built premises, though many of those shops – such as Leeds (#5, opened 1911) or Leicester (#49, opened 1915) – were subsequently rebuilt in a distinctive […]

  4. February 3, 2012

    […] a centrally located Woolworths store at all, unlike other large cities in the 1980s – such as Leeds, Sheffield and Newcastle – where a smaller store remained open even after the flagship […]

  5. February 19, 2012

    […] following on from those that had already opened in Liverpool (two stores), Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Hull and […]

  6. February 21, 2012

    […] happened in many other locations, such as Inverness or Leeds, Woolworths took the opportunity to rebuild and enlarge its Middlesbrough store in the 1950s, while […]

  7. August 21, 2012

    […] an entrance to the then-new St David’s Shopping Centre in the early 1980s. However, like Leeds (#5), Edinburgh (#213) and many of the other city-centre flagships that I’ve blogged about […]

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