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Year of the Ox (St. Dilemma)

Love it or hate it - all Londoners have a close relationship with the capital’s iconic Oxford Street. It is renowned and, in many cases, revered among shoppers, day-trippers, local office workers, tourists and global brands, and not to mention a huge contributor to the UK economy – or at least it was. It...

The PESO sweet spot: how to make the most of CRE marketing

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Paid, Earned, Shared and Owned media? Would you like to know more about what an integrated approach to marketing would mean for your project? Are you paying for marketing and want to understand how to measure success? Have a listen as Innesco MD Dan Innes gives...

The UK industrial boom: short-lived or just beginning?

No one can deny the challenges for a pandemic-driven retail environment in 2020 were unparalleled. A stronger than forecast increase in ecommerce saw seven years growth in nine months, and such change in retail has exposed existing weaknesses, accelerated emerging trends and forced structural change. A clear bi-product of this has been the emergence of...

What we have seen, will see, and recommend for landlords navigating Covid-19

The pandemic has brought with it unprecedented challenges, and the property sector has had to continually endure obstacles to persevere through the last 10 months. Through monitoring consumer movement and sentiment, CACI has observed several key trends, that have thrown the balance for pre-pandemic use of space. What we’ve seenThe safety first consumer: we are...

Is the UK turning into a nation a shed-keepers?

For a supposed ‘nation of shop-keepers’, the UK real estate market seems alarmingly pre-occupied with sheds of late. Despite the recent headwinds in the retail market, news this week that @Prologis has acquired a retail park in north London for conversion to an urban logistics facility certainly raised some eyebrows. But the world’s leading...

RETAIL BUS-INESS

Here’s a tip if you and a group of friends can’t decide whose turn it is to buy a round: compare your personal Uber ratings, and whoever has the lowest has to head to the bar. Not only does it neatly solve an age-old problem, but it also encourages more courteous behaviour towards –...