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Shopping malls’ desperate decline comes to prime minister’s doorstep

Shopping malls’ desperate decline comes to prime minister’s doorstep – Zoe Wood Nicholsons in Theresa May’s constituency is just one of hundreds suffering from the UK’s high street malaise With its deserted tables and recycled office furniture, the Ping Pong Parlour in Maidenhead’s struggling Nicholsons shopping centre is not fooling anyone. The desperate attempt to […]

Brexit could kill off entire industries, says Jaguar Land Rover chief

Brexit could kill off entire industries, says Jaguar Land Rover chief – Michael Savage Ralf Speth calls for political action as CBI survey finds four out of five businesses have cut investment ahead of EU exit Key industries will be destroyed by a hard Brexit, one of the country’s most powerful chief executives has predicted, […]

Sports Direct to close House of Fraser’s Manchester store

Sports Direct to close House of Fraser’s Manchester store – Zoe Wood Kendals department store in Deansgate, open for 182 years, will shut in new year Landmark Manchester department store Kendals is to close in the new year after talks between House of Fraser’s new owner, Sports Direct, and the building’s landlord broke down. The […]

No-deal Brexit must be avoided at all costs, says Toyota president

No-deal Brexit must be avoided at all costs, says Toyota president – Justin McCurry in Tokyo Akio Toyoda says apprehension is growing as Brexit negotiations continue The president of Toyota has said a no-deal Brexit should be avoided “at all costs”, in the latest intervention by a major Japanese investor in the UK economy. In […]