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 30, 2017

[Infographic] Retailing in Scotland's Largest Towns and Cities 2017

The latest report by the Institute for Retail Studies - University of Stirling and LDC looks at the latest retail health and trends across Scotland's ...

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November 29, 2017

Increase in leisure and service businesses show signs of rejuvenation across Scottish towns and cities

It is something which many retailers would find it hard to face up to. “We just have too many shops,” property consultant Graham Seaton told ...

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November 3, 2017

Meet the panellists for LDC's 5th Scottish Retail and Leisure Trends Summit in Glasgow

On Tuesday 28th November we will be holding our annual Scottish Retail and Leisure Trends Summit running in partnership with the University of ...

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December 23, 2016

Scotland's Towns and Retail - from Turmoil to Turnaround?

Retail is a very important sector to the wider Scottish economy – there are more than 20,000 businesses, 250,000 jobs and it’s a £7bn market. 

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December 19, 2016

Retail vacancy and structural change in Scotland’s towns and cities

For the last four years, mid December has seen the release of the latest edition of the LDC/University of Stirling Retail report on the situation of ...

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