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Tuesday
Apr012014

BOXPARK, a pop-up mall in Shoreditch

We love BOXPARK - a pop up mall based in the heart of East London. 
Opened in 2011 by founder and CEO Roger Wade, BOXPARK Shoreditch will be open for the next four years.
BOXPARK is constructed of stripped, and refitted shipping containers, creating unique, low cost, low risk pop-up stores.
Filled with a mix of fashion and lifestyle brands, galleries, cafes and restaurants - BOXPARK places local and global brands side-by-side, creating a unique shopping and dining destination.
Tuesday
Apr012014

Grocers rush to open 'dark stores' as online food shopping expands, The Guardian Jan 14

Supermarket chains including Tesco, Asda and Waitrose to sign up for twice as much warehouse space to meet internet sales.

Grocers are cutting back on megastores, but rising internet food sales will see supermarkets sign up for twice as much online warehouse space this year.

The major supermarkets - including Tesco, Asda and Waitrose - will this year commit to doubling the space devoted to internet distribution centres, known as dark stores, according to property agent Jones Lang LaSalle. Around 1.8m sq ft of warehouse space is devoted to dark stores, but that is set to increase as online shopping transforms the retail sector. 

Read more, www.theguardian.com

 

Monday
Mar102014

Retail Business Technology Expo 2014

The Retail Business Technology Expo 2014 starts tomorrow, 11th March, at Earls Court, London - find out about all the lastest advancements in retail technology.

Tuesday
Jan212014

Future High Street Summit

Shopjacket is looking forward to the Future High Street Summit, 26th & 27th March, 2014.

It is a new, two day conference that also includes a gala dinner at the end of day one. It takes place at the spectacular National Space Centre, Leicester.

The Future High Street Summit will provide a platform for retailers, councils, town teams, business improvement districts and solution providers to share their experiences of projects and activities which have had / will have a positive impact on their local area.

(See more, www.futurehighstreet.co.uk)

Tuesday
Nov192013

Google's new pop up winter wonderlands - fake snow!