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New Maplin, Grainger Street, Newcastle (3 Mar 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

16 March opening for Newcastle’s “25% bigger” Maplin store


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Electronics specialist Maplin has confirmed that its relocated Newcastle branch will open on Saturday 16 March. The retailer is leaving its current site at 43 Pilgrim Street and...

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Existing Mountain Warehouse store in Scotch Street, Carlisle (13 Feb 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

Mountain Warehouse CEO outlines plans for relocated Carlisle store as sales soar across the chain


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The boss of Mountain Warehouse has told Soult’s Retail View that the chain plans to open a new, bigger store in Carlisle – despite its current store in Scotch...

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HMV Newcastle (11 Jun 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

As HMV struggles, just how important is the pre-Christmas trading period for retailers?


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Eighteen months on from securing a £220m refinancing ‘lifeline’, HMV’s warning today that it is likely to breach its banking covenants in January and April has...

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Millets, Hexham (25 Aug 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Coffee shop lined up as Hexham Millets confirms 21 September closing date?


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Hexham’s Millets store in Fore Street is to close on 21 September, after trading in the town for seven years. Though the Hexham Courant broke...

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Go Outdoors signage, Newcastle (25 Mar 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

“Stores are still an absolute”: Retailer Q&A with Outdoor World Direct


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If you ever needed proof that the present-day high street is about winners and losers rather than the general decline that the media would have...

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La Senza closing down in Newcastle (2 Jan 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 11

What does 2012 hold for Newcastle city centre?


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Since this is my first post of 2012, I must begin by wishing all Soult’s Retail View readers a very Happy New Year! Thank you...

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3DReid's proposal for the remodelled Primark/ex-BHS building 8

Newcastle retail in good health as design of 114,000 sq ft Primark is revealed


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Interesting retail things always seem to happen on Tyneside while I’m on holiday! This time, I returned from Slovenia yesterday – hence the lack of...

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Millets in Newcastle, prior to closure (6 Oct 2009). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Newcastle’s Millets among the 89 stores to be closed


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Yesterday I commented on the fact that the Millets store at MetroCentre was having a closing down sale; today, I noticed that the branch in...

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Some observations from visiting MetroCentre today


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I popped over to MetroCentre this afternoon, and spotted a few things that seemed worthy of blogging about. Millets: Following on from my post last...

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