Matthew Hopkinson


December 14, 2017

A New Look for every town? [Portfolio Overview]

This week saw Moodys downgrade New Look and House of Fraser’s credit ratings. With this in mind and the fact that there is a new management team at ...

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November 30, 2017

How are Scotland’s towns and cities performing as retail and leisure destinations?

On November 28th, was the Local Data Company’s (LDC) fifth Scottish Retail and Leisure Trends Summit held in partnership with the University of ...

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November 6, 2017

Our love of eating out seems to be growing - BBC You&Yours interview Matthew Hopkinson

The food & beverage (F&B) market has continued to grow at an even faster pace than ever before and the number of eating establishments has ...

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September 15, 2017

Video Summary: LDC's 16th Retail and Leisure Summit

The first six months of 2017 produced a remarkable turnaround in some of the key indicators of the health of the UK’s retail locations. Total retail ...

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August 30, 2017

Matthew Hopkinson explains to the BBC why large retail spaces such as BHS are difficult to fill

More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after the retailer fell into administration a year ago are still sitting empty - revealed ...

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