Northern lights or retail blackout?

1,500 start-ups in Liverpool in 2012 2,545 start-ups in Manchester in 2012 58m visitors to Liverpool City Region in 2013 More than 100m visitors to Manchester in 2013 You want to start a retail business – what are you looking for in your location? Top considerations might include good transport links, somewhere with a thriving, […]


Aug 21, 2015

It’s grim up north?

In our last blog we looked at the important markers of success for retail businesses and the main drivers of the sector in the North West. Now let’s look a bit closer at retail health in the region – are the cash registers ringing or the shop floors silent? A look around online throws up […]


Aug 4, 2015