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Mary Portas’ links to firms causing the high street crisis

December 13, 2011


Mary Portas today unveiled her report into the state of the UK high street. She claims it is at crisis point. As one Rotherham retailer on Sky News pointed out, since the big chain stores left their high street for large shopping centres like Westfield and out-of-town malls (or just due to the recession), local […]

Mary Portas: Queen of Shopping Centres

May 17, 2011


I don’t like fashion much. Or shopping for that matter. So I just ignored the story today about Mary Portas becoming the government’s high street tsar. Until Paul Lucas pointed out that there might be more to this than meets the eye. Mary’s role, according to Number Ten, is to: Advise on how Government, businesses […]