Tagged: Topshop

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Derby’s original Woolworths site – and a precedent for today’s retail churn


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Back in January I blogged about Burton upon Trent’s original Woolworths store, and promised to turn my attention in a future post to the nearby...

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New Next, Newcastle (23 Feb 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Newcastle’s new Next readies for April opening


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Work has been underway on Newcastle’s former Arcadia site for the best part of a year, as the space is transformed into a 55,000 sq...

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Site of new Next store in Newcastle (16 May 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 5

Newcastle’s new fashion meccas take shape


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The opening of St Andrew’s Way back in February – and Hollister, belatedly, in April – may have been this year’s biggest retail events in Newcastle,...

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Gregory's bakers in Bishop Auckland (6 Feb 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Bishop Auckland bustles, despite its empty Woolies


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The recent focus upon all that’s been happening in Newcastle means that I haven’t had as much time as I would like to explore some other...

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Best brands and iron girders for new Eldon Square Republic store


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With exciting mounting over the opening of Eldon Square’s St Andrew’s Way extension in less than a week’s time (10:30 on Tuesday 16 February, to be precise), it...

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...and the same building when it was Next (5 Feb 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

Next, past and future


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Following the apparent confirmation of earlier rumours about Next planning to open a new store in Newcastle’s Eldon Square shopping centre next year, it seems timely to take...

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Debenhams, Eldon Square South. Photograph by Graham Soult 8

Newcastle gets Hollister, Tesco Express, new Next


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A few interesting titbits of Newcastle retail news ahead of the opening of Eldon Square South – St Andrew’s Way – on 16 February. Anchored...

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Wellington Square ‘win a shop’ competition looks to nurture new retail talent


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With Britain’s high streets having to work hard to survive – let alone thrive – in the current downturn, I was pleased to read about an initiative here...

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