Cambridgeshire food and drug retailers are suffering in a bitter and ongoing supermarkets price war as German giants put the squeeze on their UK competitors.
Following the news that Waterstones is to move its present operation in St Neots from Barratts Department Store, Barford + Co, the local firm of Chartered Surveyors and Planning Consultants has been liaising with the company to identify suitable retail premises in the town.
Cambridge will host the final of a competition for young UK entrepreneurs showcasing ideas to turn shabby High Streets into thriving retail hubs.
Argos is incorporating augmented reality technology from Cambridge pioneer Aurasma into its publications and customer apps on the largest scale ever by a UK retailer.
Greene King is launching its first station pub as part of the Euston Station Balcony Development scheme in London. The contract was awarded to Greene King by Network Rail Property and will run for nine years.
The leasehold of a traditional pub and restaurant with residential accommodation in the village of Stow-cum-Quy - between Cambridge and Newmarket – is available through agent Carter Jonas.
Two new major retailers have started trading on St John’s Retail Park in Bedford which has also benefited from a major facelift as part of a £2 million revamp by owner the Howard Group. Newcomers to the park are Hobbycraft and Wren Living.
Chocolat Chocolat, the Cambridge independent chocolate retailer, has appointed Quite Great as its new media and brand agency.
Suffolk-based custom motorbike specialist Krazy Horse has become a new UK dealer for Italian manufacturer, Paton.
More than 170,000 members of the East of England Co-operative will share a £3.5 million dividend payment in June.
Following the eagerly-anticipated completion of Cambridge’s ‘tallest residence’ – The Marque – commercial occupiers are being encouraged to capitalise on the prestigious retail space that occupies the ground floor of the luxury 92-apartment scheme.
Kitchen makeover specialist, Dream Doors is opening a showroom in Cambridgeshire in early spring thanks to swift negotiations conducted by agent Carter Jonas.
A record number of people ate out at Greene King pubs on Christmas Day.
Christmas spending in the East of England was 2.5 per cent ahead of the same period last year as online shoppers gave retailers a timely boost.
Independent Norfolk optician Dipple & Conway believes it is the first practice in East Anglia to invest in state-of-the-art tear analysis equipment that can help banish the irritation of Dry Eye Syndrome.
Kershaw Mechanical Services has completed the mechanical services installation at the Waitrose Cambridge store in Trumpington as part of the shop’s multi-million pound extension and refurbishment.
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- Halfords revolution spurred by Episys
- Traders form orderly queue in fast growing Ely
- M&S sparks 70 jobs for Suffolk
- Hughes Electrical invests in Lowestoft
- Krazy Horse rides again on two wheels
- Victoria’s Secret opens at Stansted Airport
- Cambridge retailer breaks cycle of doom
- Local and national brands join line-up at CB1
- Retail incentives not the way to go in Cambridge, says Mooney
- Retail parade sold for £1.025m
- High interest in Waitrose and John Lewis jobs
- Satchel company bags damages in IP court battle
- Cycling centenarian’s the wheel deal
- Springtime boost for Cambridge retail sector
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