Retail giants head to Birmingham for thought leadership event

Brexit and big names going bust have undoubtedly affected the UK’s retail market but what’s next for the industry? An event being held next month will shine a light on the state of the nation’s retail sector bringing together experts from brands like Westfield, McDonald’s, John Lewis and bmibaby.  Led by Andy…

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Tamworth launches 2016 Great British High Street bid

Tamworth is going for gold in the search to find the best high streets in Britain after being voted a runner up in last year’s Great British High Street contest. Following a successful campaign in 2015, Tamworth has entered the competition again with the hope of building on the momentum gained to highlight ongoing…

Town centre first to introduce pioneering scheme

Thanks to Sutton Coldfield business Rewarding Visits, the town centre has been transformed into a digital high street. With a helping hand from Sutton Coldfield Town Centre BID, the town has secured part of £1 million pounds of Innovate UK funding, to be the first town to install digital touchpoints in the country.…

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Miss Macaroon sweetens up Great Western Arcade

The sweetest social enterprise around, Miss Macaroon, is bringing sugar, spice, and all things nice to Birmingham’s Great Western Arcade. Set to be both a luxury store and the only place to sip prosecco while you munch macaroons, the newest GWA retailer will open its doors at the end of October. As well as selling…

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