Today, I started my morning at a pub in Durham – visiting The Waiting Room as part of my Indie Durham City work – and ended it in a wine shop in Newcastle! Cavavin is apparently a well-known fascia and buying group in France, but it is still relatively new to the UK. There are currently five franchisee-run UK stores, including this one in Newcastle…
“I’m fed up of being told the department store model is finished”, Fenwick CEO tells Retail Week Live
Fenwick CEO John Edgar discussed the recipe for department store success in response to a question by Graham Soult at Retail Week Live.
Iceland’s new convenience format makes a Swift impact
Iceland chose Newcastle for the unveiling of its first Swift convenience store, and we headed over for a look on the opening day.