Tagged: Edinburgh Woollen Mill

Fitting out Ponden Home, Gateshead (10 Feb 2013). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Ponden Home opens in Gateshead’s ex-Bonmarche store as Trinity Square takes shape nearby


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Ponden Home, the soft furnishings and accessories retailer, has opened a new shop in Gateshead town centre, taking the unit in Jackson Street that had been empty...

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"Goodbye Sale" at Hoopers Carlisle 0

Carlisle’s Hoopers bids “a fond farewell” on its final day of trading


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Hoopers, the upmarket Carlisle department store whose closure was announced in May, is to finally shut at the close of trade today (Saturday 25 August)....

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Hoopers, Carlisle (9 May 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Still hope for Hoopers Carlisle as talks continue


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Talks that could result in the rescue of Hoopers department store in Carlisle are still ongoing, I understand, three months on from the announcement of...

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Peacocks, Gateshead (20 Jun 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Photo update: Gateshead Peacocks prepares for reopening


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Following yesterday’s news that EWM Group is to reopen the previously closed-down Peacocks store in Gateshead, I took an early-evening trip into the town centre to see...

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Peacocks in Gateshead (3 Mar 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Peacocks confirms imminent reopening of Gateshead town centre store


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Rescued fashion retailer Peacocks has confirmed that it is to reopen its store in Gateshead town centre, most likely this coming Friday (22 June). Edinburgh...

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Peacocks in Newcastle, which has now closed (22 Jan 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

Edinburgh Woollen Mill saves Peacocks, but ten North East stores close


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Today’s announcement that Edinburgh Woollen Mill has bought fashion retailer Peacocks out of administration is very good news as far as the 6,000 saved jobs and 395 retained...

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TJ Hughes, Sunderland (7 Sep 2009). Photograph by Graham Soult 6

Habitat, HomeForm, TJ Hughes: why is it H-H-Hell on the high street?


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It’s hard to dispute that the last couple of weeks has been a torrid time for the UK high street, with a succession of well-known...

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Yet Another Sale 0

Price slashing can be a recipe for disaster


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This guest post was written by Simon Barnett. Graham has kindly allowed me to write a few words on the subject of discount retailing. I...

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Butchers shop in Barnard Castle (6 March 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Shopping and lunching in Barnard Castle


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A visit to the delightful County Durham market town of Barnard Castle always lifts the spirits, even if the weather when I was last there in...

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