Tag : Mary Portas
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: the high street is not dead.
Comment: It's time for action on the high street Subscription
Drapers’ Emily Sutherland questions whether reviews, inquiries and panels really represent the best route forward for the high street.
Grimsey: 25 ways to save the high street Subscription
Retail veteran Bill Grimsey has outlined 25 recommendations to reshape and save Britain’s town centres in his second review into the UK’s high streets.
Mary Portas calls for business rates freezeSubscription
Retail consultant Mary Portas has urged the chancellor to do more to tackle rising business rates.
Shops close in 'Portas pilot' towns Subscription
Towns awarded a £1.2m grant in a bid to boost retail growth have lost 17% of their shops in five years, according to research commissioned by the BBC.
Sainsbury’s has appointed retail guru Mary Portas’s creative agency to turn its Tu clothing line into a ‘destination brand’.
Mary Mary where you goin' to? Subscription
This week Mary Portas, the retail guru, went to Orpington to makeover Save the Children. Now I’ve always been a bit cynical when it comes to reality TV programmes believing for the most part that the ingredients are for effect and not much else. However after watching the latest episode, I have changed my mind. Could it be that Mary genuinely cares about the case of the underperforming charity shop?