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PORTAS PILOTS TO KICK-START HIGH STREET RENAISSANCE #indieretail #portaspilot

The following article is from the press release regarding the Portas Pilot winning towns, announced by Grant Shapps today. Twelve exceptional Town Centre bids to become Portas pilots Twelve town centres across the country will have a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

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SHAPPS OFFERS ‘PORTAS-PLUS’ PLAN TO REVIVE AILING HIGH STREETS

Hundreds of towns to bid for Portas status as Minister unveils response to Mary’s High Street Review Towns across the country have got their applications in ahead of today’s deadline (30th March 2012) in the hope of becoming Portas Pilots. … Continue reading

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The multichannel consumer experience – the missing element of #portasreview?

I commented on each of Mary Portas’ 28 recommendations in my earlier blog. I now want to focus on what I feel is missing, certainly at a glance, from the review. The internet has fundamentally changed the consumers expectation of … Continue reading

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Mary Portas reveals 28 recommendations in her high street review #portasreview #indieretail

This morning the eagerly anticipated #portasreview was delivered to Whitehall by Mary Portas, TV’s Queen of Shops. The full report can be found on http://www.bis.gov.uk. There has been much cynicism about this report – many thinking it’s a waste of … Continue reading

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