Retail

One year on 82% of BHS stores lie empty

LDC's latest research on the 160 stores across Great Britain that once homed BHS, shows that one year on 82% lie empty. Thirty-five stores (22%) have deals or planning permission pending which brings down the figure of those lying empty and with no plans to 60% (96 stores). Table 1. Ex BHS…
Matthew Hopkinson
25th September 2017
Retail

Has the internet killed the role of department stores?

Department stores have been the feature of the British high street for centuries. They made their entry onto the high street in the late 19th Century and since then some original names have gone and others have survived. For example, Harrods, probably the best known internationally, opened its doors in…
Matthew Hopkinson
16th February 2017