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Not just for Christmas. A year from the Portas Review, high streets need more than decoration #portas1year

PRESS RELEASE: Call for central and local government to demonstrate focused, informed and long term leadership to build on the foundations of local action that have been laid. To mark the first anniversary of the publication of the Portas Review … Continue reading

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Portas Review One Year On: Consumer Revolution, Retail Evolution and Innovation

As part of a group of writers I was invited to comment for AMT (Action for Market Towns) on the 1 year anniversary of the Portas review having been published. For more details, and to see all the other contributions, … Continue reading

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Grant Shapps: 12 “Portas Pilot” Towns to win “golden ticket” and share £1million for regeneration #indieretail

TOWNS REGENERATION CONTEST LAUNCHED From the press release “The Government today (4th Februray 2012) launched a competition to find 12 areas to share £1 million under a drive to regenerate town centres. The move followed last year’s review of high … 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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