Tag Archives: Mary Portas

Portas! Part Deux

Well it beat Christmas shopping. I spent part of last week reading the full version of the Mary Portas Review, rather than simply the 28 recommendations and press coverage. In my quick comment I wondered if there was much “meat” … Continue reading

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Mary Mary, Quite … …

So, where were you on the day the high street was saved? With just the merest hint of irony, I was in a shopping centre for much of the day. But a shopping centre with fully integrated public transport links … Continue reading

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Mary Portas and High Streets – Good Luck!

Well, at least this celebrity has worked in retailing and has had some success, albeit most notably on a makeover programme. The last thing high streets and town centres need is simply a makeover. But anyhow, the UK Government has … Continue reading

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