Future of Retail 2017

Future of Retail | Summary, slides + photos

Alice Cachia

The outlook for retail includes both uncertainty and opportunity, according to a panel of industry experts speaking at the latest Place North West event last week.

PlaceTech.

Styles & Wood appointed to proptech framework

Property services group Styles & Wood is looking for opportunities for its proprietary estates and risk management technology in the public sector after being appointed to the government’s G-Cloud 9 framework.

Heron House 5plus

GMCA to rubber-stamp film school

Funding for the International Screen School Manchester and a Cyber Innovation Hub to be developed at Heron House are among the key items to go before the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s meeting on Friday.

Sam Youtube Cover

THING OF THE WEEK

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Building sites across the UK, ready yourselves for the arrival of Sam the semi-automated mason, a robot making a name for itself laying 3,000 bricks a day compared to the human average of 500.

GM Open Data Infrastructure Map launched

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A free online mapping tool enabling users to overlay 50 different types of infrastructure assets in Greater Manchester has been created by policy advisor New Economy along with Salford City Council and funded by the Cabinet Office’s Release of Data Fund.