Shopping Centre
Shaftesbury progresses Central Cross plans

New flagship restaurant location planned for London’s West End

Telepizza launches in the UK

Ten new stores planned for the UK in 2017, following Hounslow launch

Yo! Sushi trials new street food concept

Pop-Up at Boxpark Croydon to showcase new format

GCW targets alternatives

Retail agent rethinks strategy with new alternative sectors team

Intu seeks recipe for F&B success

Virgin StartUp and intu hungry to find UK’s most innovative Foodpreneurs

St Enoch extends food court

Growth on the menu as St Enoch invests £1.5m in its food court

Movenpick picks startup site

Swiss ice cream brand to open first mall boutique at intu Metrocentre

Cinema extends into Bluewater events space

Glow to house extension for Showcase Cinema de Lux

American Apparel quits UK

Cushman & Wakefield appointed by KPMG to market the 13 UK stores

JD buys Go Outdoors

Sports retail adds to portfolio of outdoor brands

TM Lewin collars Cushman & Wakefield

Businesswear brand hires Cushman & Wakefield as asset manager and advisor

Retail sales reverse

Sales slow in august as the Olympics and outdoor activities divert shoppers’ attentions

Restaurant Group announces closures

Frankie & Benny’s and Coast to Coast among 33 sites earmarked for closure

Brexit to slow F&B growth

Post-Brexit worries hit catering market confidence

FIZZ! Bar looking to expand

Frizzenti appoint Prime Retail to help target shopping centres

Variety drives F&B growth

Smaller casual dining brands hungry for expansion, Savills reports

CVA plan for Store Twenty One

Bid to save 202 stores and more than 1,000 jobs across the UK

Pizza Hut signs for new Leeds location

First new restaurant in over five years for resurgent pizza chain

Administrations abate

Retail failures down by 19 per cent in 2015

Cornish Bakery expands

The Cornish Bakery is planning to open 20 new stores over the next two years

Record breaking Cyber Monday at intu

Intu enjoyed a record breaking Cyber Monday, as consumers flocked to its website in search of special deals.

ICSC appoints Coverpoint

The International Council of Shopping Centers has signed a new European foodservice mentor agreement with Coverpoint Consultancy. 

Eating is the new shopping, says JLL

Over the last ten years, F&B operators have doubled the amount of floorspace they take in shopping centres, from 7% to 15%, according to research from JLL. 

El Ganso targets the UK

Spanish fashion brand poised for growth after new capital injection

Restaurant operators hungry for Manchester

Thirty new restaurant multiple brands have opened sites in Manchester in the last four years, according to Savills. 

Caterers prefer the provinces

83 per cent of new leisure and food units in shopping centres open outside London

Yo! Sushi unveils new look at Liverpool One

Located on The Terrace adjacent to Odeon, the new design is inspired by the neon of urban Tokyo.

Catering the key to mall growth

A third of people will visit a shopping centre solely to eat and drink according to CBRE’s food and beverage in shopping centres report

Bluewater hosts TrueStart masterclass

Bluewater has hosted a bricks and mortar retailing masterclass for six companies supported by TrueStart. 

Bond aims to pep up the high street

Ex-Asda chief aims to build 50-strong chain by the end of 2015

Tokyo is world’s hottest retail market

London retains top spot as most international shopping destination in CBRE survey

Tesco scraps Homeplus

Tesco to close last six Homeplus stores

Shopping Centre Data – Retail sales

Best three month average sales growth since June 2014

Superdrug announces 100 new stores

New store expansion plans will take store numbers to over 900

Restaurants lead UK’s high street renaissance

Catering outlet numbers have grown at 8 per cent pa since 1988

Schuh launches new concept store at Bluewater

Schuh has debuted its new retail concept, twentyFIFTEEN, in its existing 5,109 sq ft store at Bluewater.

Sales soar at Hammerson malls

Hammerson’s HART monitor reveals 4.6 per cent sales uplift

Station retail steams ahead

Network Rail reports retail sales up 6 per cent for final quarter of 2014

Digital disruption to continue

Half of shopping centre space could be converted to leisure, finds Strutt & Parker survey

Tesco confirms store closures

43 stores to close by April and 49 developments cancelled

Bank enters administration

Fashion retailer becomes first retail casualty of 2015 putting 84 stores at risk

Decathlon steps up the pace

One new UK store a month planned for next three years

Gourmet Burger Kitchen serves up new restaurants

Gourmet burger restaurant opens four new locations as part of wider UK expansion drive

Hammerson enjoys Black Friday boost

Visitor levels up across Hammerson portfolio as shoppers embrace US shopping tradition

JLL buys Coverpoint

Foodservice consultancy merges with JLL’s growing European retail & leisure consulting team

New letting marks Trinity Kitchen’s first anniversary

Rola Wala opens in Trinity Kitchen, as Land Securities’ award-winning food concept celebrates its one year anniversary. 

Wafflemeister steps up expansion plans

Wafflemeister plans a further 10-15 sites over the next 12 months

Phones 4U enters administration

220 shopping centre stores at risk as last network partner pulls the plug

Le Pain Quotidien expands beyond London

JLL win retail agency instruction for Le Pain Quotidien expansion

Savills wins The Works

Savills has been appointed by The Works to advise on new acquisitions within the M25