Insight and Opinion


February 26, 2020

Introducing the next generation of footfall sensor

Since the summer of 2018, we have been busy working on the research and development of the next generation of Local Data Company footfall sensor, ...

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February 19, 2020

Coal Drops Yard - The Future of Shopping?

On a cold, grey Thursday in January, the Local Data Company ‘Walking Club’ made the trek from our office in Farringdon to Coal Drops Yard (not really ...

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February 14, 2020

Resilience in retail: a marker of the future of commercial property?

There is a lot of negativity when reporting on the retail and leisure market - it’s not uncommon to see phrases like the ‘death of the high street,’ ...

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February 11, 2020

NEW Report - Resilience in the retail and leisure sector

We have released a report today introducing a brand new metric developed to measure resilience across the retail and leisure market. In this latest ...

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February 5, 2020

Flat-Packs Packing Up: Ikea Closing – Why? And what next for stores nearby?

When its doors first opened in 2007, Coventry’s IKEA was one of the first of its kind – the inner-city store. Along with Southampton, it’s remained ...

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January 29, 2020

The changing face of the health and beauty sector

Health and beauty-focused products and services account for 6,635 retail units across Great Britain, with barber shops and beauty salons growing in ...

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