Insight and Opinion
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 ...Read More
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,’ ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
January 21, 2020
Aspirations for the Local Data Company in 2020
As the Local Data Company heads into its seventeenth year, I continue to be amazed at the levels of innovation, motivation and commitment shown daily ...Read More