Issue 233 : October 28th 2014
Edutainment offer KidZania will use its new London flagship to open up Europe as it also plans its first outlets in the USA.
The Mexico-based company also believes that the UK could host as many as three of its sites, with two based in capital London.
The RPA Retail Logistics conference on 27 November, sponsored by TH Real Estate and JLL, will look at speedy delivery as one of its themes after some of the internet giants have made it a key battleground.
In the US especially Amazon, eBay and Google have all locked horns in their attempts to innovate in the market.
Home Retail Group has confirmed that up to a quarter of its stores will close, as the company blamed changing trends in DIY for the decision.
The move is part of a plan to reinvigorate the second largest DIY chain in Britain, which is part of the group that includes general merchandiser Argos.