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Footfall decline deepens despite Black Friday sales, reveals BRC

Footfall decline deepens despite Black Friday sales, reveals BRC

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has reported that footfall in November was 1 per cent down on a year ago, a deepening of the 0.9 per cent fall in October.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 14th 2016 at 3:20PM
PMT to open flagship Oxford store in 2017

PMT to open flagship Oxford store in 2017

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PMT has confirmed that after years of searching for suitable premises it will open a full flagship store in the centre of Oxford in early in 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 12th 2016 at 4:06PM
British Amazon rival is working with sellers to offer 2.4m products a month after launch

British Amazon rival is working with sellers to offer 2.4m products a month after launch

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New online marketplace OnBuy has revealed that it has some 2.4 million products in its database ready to go online.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 12th 2016 at 10:55AM
Tell us about your in-store events and get featured on MI Pro

Tell us about your in-store events and get featured on MI Pro

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Are you an MI retailer with any in-store events coming up?

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 8th 2016 at 2:40PM

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Everything retailers need to know to make the most of this year's Christmas sales

Everything retailers need to know to make the most of this year's Christmas sales

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The British Retail Consortium has put together a detailed ‘Festive FAQs’, packed full of stats and facts for the 2016 Christmas trading period.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 6th 2016 at 10:08AM
Piano Restorations launches Leverett Pianos, selling rebuilt and brand new instruments

Piano Restorations launches Leverett Pianos, selling rebuilt and brand new instruments

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Piano Restorations is renowned worldwide for its piano rebuilding expertise. Now, the booming Buckinghamshire business is expanding to include piano sales.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 5th 2016 at 3:26PM
Here's how successful 2016's Black Friday really was

Here's how successful 2016's Black Friday really was

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Black Friday has become a key trading period in the UK retail calendar, but how successful was this year’s event?

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 5th 2016 at 9:56AM
Roland Days at PMT

Roland Days at PMT

EVENTS
Dec 6th 2016 - Dec 22nd 2016

Location: UK

Guitar, Hi-Tech and Drum experts from Roland and BOSS will be visiting various PMT stores throughout December.

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'The next few years will be challenging for retail' - BRC reacts to Autumn Statement

'The next few years will be challenging for retail' - BRC reacts to Autumn Statement

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has reacted to last week’s Autumn Statement, warning that the retail industry is will face challenging times over the next few years.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 28th 2016 at 10:28AM
Black Friday 2016: Musical instrument deals from PMT, Gearooz, D'Addario, Liberty Drums and more

Black Friday 2016: Musical instrument deals from PMT, Gearooz, D'Addario, Liberty Drums and more

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MI Pro rounds up the latest deals on drums, guitars, keyboards and other musical instrument from MI retailers, distributors and manufacturers.


Laura  Barnes
on Nov 25th 2016 at 11:40AM
Pop music is king right now and MI retailers need to exploit that

Pop music is king right now and MI retailers need to exploit that

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MI Pro editor Laura Barnes looks at what genres are the most popular right now and how current MI marketing may not be representing today’s young musicians…

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM
With record breaking Christmas spending predicted for 2016 should you consider on-demand staffing?

With record breaking Christmas spending predicted for 2016 should you consider on-demand staffing?

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UK Christmas spending is set to hit a record breaking £77.56 billion this year.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:27AM

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Get involved in our Black Friday deals feature

Get involved in our Black Friday deals feature

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Are you a retailer, distributor or manufacturer planning to run Black Friday deals this week?

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 21st 2016 at 3:02PM
Shop vacancy rate falls as landlords welcome retail tenants on shorter leases

Shop vacancy rate falls as landlords welcome retail tenants on shorter leases

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The latest quarterly vacancy rata data from BRC and Springboard has been released, revealing that shop vacancy rates have fallen in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 16th 2016 at 2:35PM
Online marketplace OnBuy opens for sellers, aims to rival Amazon and offer better margins

Online marketplace OnBuy opens for sellers, aims to rival Amazon and offer better margins

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New online marketplace OnBuy has opened its doors for professional sellers to sign up.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 7th 2016 at 12:25PM