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FSP View: Village Life

Author: Sam Fox, 01 February 2017

As former retailers, FSP uses the same location assessment techniques used by commercial occupiers. FSP has provided strategic advice on a number of residential lead developments, focussing on the retail and leisure space.

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FSP View: Festive cheer makes way for challenging year ahead

Author: Bekki Bedford, 19 January 2017

Christmas sales reports are a unique opportunity to compare and contrast many different retailer performances at a moment in time. While reporting protocols may vary the headlines in the days after the Christmas break...

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Confused? That’s Christmas!

Author: Marketing, 13 January 2017

The retailing landscape continues to change, so it is no surprise that the UK’s Brexit-frenzied media appears to sensationalise every Christmas trading result. With low consumer confidence and declining footfall...

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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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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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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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Prestige Retail and Plummeting Pound Makes UK Most Affordable Destination for Luxury Brands

Author: Kate Bickerton, 20 October 2016

MAPIC, an annual conference focussed around the international retail property market, has this year highlighted ‘luxury and prestige retail’ and ‘travel retail’ as two of three key trends driving innovation in the retail industry.

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FSP View: Are consumers driving up the costs of C&C, and how can retailers adapt to this?

Author: Melanie Marriott, 20 September 2016

There are many of us out there, who buy lots of clothes online, in one go, knowing we will return at least one item (taking advantage of the retailer’s free returns policy of course!).

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FSP View: Food & Beverage – Are You Full Yet?

Author: Andrew McVicker, 08 September 2016

Food & Beverage (F&B) has long been used by physical retail locations as a way of creating an experience and proposition that cannot be replicated online. As such, the growth of the F&B market has been huge

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FSP View: Made in the UK

Author: Bekki Bedford, 18 August 2016

Following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, there has been much speculation surrounding the agreement of new trade deals, higher import costs, currency fluctuations, the cost of raw materials and the resulting impact this will have on retailing...

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