Paul Turner-Mitchell's stories
Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve,” JK Rowling once said. Retailers would do well to remember this, although it will take some serious wizardry to keep our high streets alive in 2013.
A few years back, five college roommates sat around a table and discussed their dreams for the future. One dream was to open a boutique selling clothes from around the world.
So Mary Portas’s halo has slipped. And judging by the recriminations over her Margate documentary, the revolution may not be televised after all.
Entertainment tops the bill for shoppersSubscription
Announcements from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aren’t known for grabbing the interest of fashion retailers.
Pioneering spirit goes missing up North Subscription
The North of England has a rich and illustrious history of innovation.
We held our nerve and the money finally cameSubscription
Having decided to expand and invest in our business last year, Christmas trading was always going to be crucial for us given the increase in overheads.