Panel: Lucy Noone, Allied London; Clare Huber; Cheshire West & Chester Council; Mark Paynter, Rivington Land; Arnold Wilcox-Wood, The Rock Bury; Martin Wedderburn, Sustainable Transport Planning & Research; Stephen Tregenza, Metis Real Estate

Futureproofing Retail | Summary, slides + photos

Challenges facing new retail developments, including tech innovations, expanding leisure offerings, car park demands and consumer trends were all discussed at a varied and lively Futureproofing Retail event.

Tony Hunter Savills

Savills strengthens Manchester leisure team

Real estate advisor Savills has added to its Manchester-based licensed leisure team with the relocation of director Tony Hunter from the firm’s Southampton office.

Gary Usher

Chester restaurateur joins NRB panel

Gary Usher, chef patron of Chester’s Sticky Walnut, has been announced as the final panellist in the NRB Debate, the headline event of the North's largest hospitality trade show taking place in Manchester next week.

New YO Sushi Liverpool ONE

YO! Sushi reopens at Liverpool ONE

Japanese restaurant YO! Sushi has completed the refurbishment of its Liverpool ONE branch, as part of the launch of a new restaurant concept.

Tony Cahill Vivark

Tackle High Street decline one unit at a time

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The overall number of shops in the North West has declined during the last year, with 542 stores closing during the last 12 months. Now more than ever, small retailers and owners of town centre units need to work hard to reverse this trend, writes Tony Cahill of Vivark.