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A festive outlook for retail?

Author: Heidi Roberts, 21 December 2016

The Christmas shopping period got off to a bumpy start, but whatever the outturn, FSP will monitor and report on Christmas Sales in January

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FSP View – Vinyl turning the tables

Author: Bekki Bedford, 16 December 2016

With the recent news that sales of vinyl have overtaken those of digital for the first time in the UK, FSP takes a look at its resurgence over the past year.

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Black Friday – an online success?

Author: Bekki Bedford, 09 December 2016

Following our blog last month on what we thought Black Friday would bring to the UK retail industry, FSP now takes a look at whether the event was the online success it was forecast to be.

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Tags: Retailers

FSP View: Post-Christmas Blues

Author: Harri Jaaskelainen, 08 December 2016

Some of the more eager folk will have barely let their Christmas meals settle before rushing off to the post-Christmas sales. Shoppers in the UK spent an estimated £3.74bn on Boxing Day last year.

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The rise of VIA Outlets

Author: Kate Bickerton, 24 November 2016

VIA Outlets – a joint venture between Hammerson plc, APG, Meyer Bergman and Value Retail – yesterday announced its acquisition of four European outlet centres, which have a combined gross asset value of €687m (yield of 5.5%).

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Breakfast at Shopping Centres – The Untapped Market Opportunity

Author: Harri Jaaskelainen, 23 November 2016

With the rise of online shopping and the term experience economy floating freely around, a lot of discussion is currently taking place on the importance of shopping centres providing an all-round experience that delivers customers value...

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Tags: F&B

Black Friday – keeping a record on STAR

Author: Melanie Marriott, 22 November 2016

With Black Friday fast approaching, understanding how the event impacts sales in retail assets is at the forefront of the asset management agenda this week.

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Tags: STAR

FSP View: Black Friday – do the figures stack up?

Author: John Fell, 18 November 2016

Black Friday approaches yet again and this time the doubts over whether it will be a bricks and mortar success have risen considerably. In 2015, perhaps as a result of the 2014 store-level frenzy rather than despite it...

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MAPIC: The diversity of the challenge

Author: Heidi Roberts, 17 November 2016

FSP Consultants at MAPIC have found huge variety in the conversations they’re sharing. Discussions have covered

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MAPIC – speaking the language

Author: Heidi Roberts, 16 November 2016

MAPIC: To the outsider (or anyone landing inadvertently on the multi-lingual twitter feed) this appears to be the babel of the retail property industry. But one common language is spoken; international retail real estate development.

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