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Westfield Shopping, east London

UK shopping centres fill empty retail spaces faster than traditional high streets

Vacant retail premises are being filled faster in UK shopping centres, compared to empty shops in town centres, according to the latest retail property research published on Tuesday by the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC), which represents all sectors […]

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Cost of living eases for UK families as shop prices deflate for 16th consecutive month

UK retail industry trade association the British Retail Consortium (BRC) published its BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI) on Wednesday, which revealed that overall shop prices in the UK

London shopping centre

Competition among UK retailers results in continued price deflation

Competition among UK retailers for market share has resulted in the deepest level of shop price deflation since December 2006, according to trade association British Retail

Westfield Shopping, east London

Expansion of Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush approved by Mayor of London

Plans to extend the Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush and construct more than 1,300 homes have been approved by the leader of the Greater London

Dixons

Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail reach agreement on all-share merger terms

The boards of mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group plc and electrical retail company Dixons Retail plc announced on Thursday that they have recommended an all-share merger

Sainsburys

Sainsbury’s reports 5.3% increase in full-year profits to £798m

Sainsbury's reports increase in profits British supermarket chain J Sainsbury's plc declared on Wednesday that it achieved good sales figures and a growth in profit for the 52 weeks

London Stock Exchange

UK retailer FatFace plans floatation on London Stock Exchange

UK lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer, FatFace, revealed on Thursday that it intends to apply for the admission of its shares to the premium listing segment of the

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Co-operative Group suffers heavy losses of £2.5bn in 2013

The Co-operative Group, a British consumer cooperative that operates a range of retail businesses, announced its final results for the 52 weeks ended 4 January 2014

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British Retail Consortium reports continued deflation in UK shop prices

British Retail Consortium (BRC), a trade association for the UK retail industry, reported on Wednesday that its latest BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI) shows that overall

Supermarket shopping

Big four supermarket chains lose market share to Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose

The 'big four' UK supermarket chains, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons, have seen a decrease in market share according to the latest grocery share figures from

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