Retailer demand will continue to be driven primarily by the structural changes being brought about by the internet, while the sluggish economic outlook will dampen overall activity, according to the latest retail research by property firm, Knight Frank. Central London
Insolvencies affecting larger businesses have fallen by 7.6% in 2012 compared to 2011 but wholesale and retail sectors have recorded a rise in corporate failures, according to the latest set of figures from the Insolvency Service for England and Wales.
Carlisle shopping centre, The Lanes, has reported a surge in lettings activity since the beginning of the year with big new names joining the retail line-up. Fashion brands lead the way with Peacocks, the value fashion store, agreeing a 10-year