Tag: High Street


Norwich shops reopen as country-wide restrictions on non-essential businesses ease

Non-essential businesses in Norwich have begun to reopen in line with the nationwide easing of restrictions. After nearly three months of lockdown, businesses including clothes, electronics, and phone retailers have started to open again. Shops that do reopen have to have clear signs showing they are following the government’s COVID-19 guidelines. Thus, stores must limit…


Top five countries for coffee

Coffee is a must for many people, especially university students. As a barista, and self-professed coffee aficionado, my first stop in a new destination is a café, to sample the local staple and get a feel for the coffee culture of the area. Cafés are the perfect place to sit and sort through thousands of…


The disappearing high street

The battle between high-street shops, and shopping online is one that has become more competitive over recent years. I’m sure every one of us has had the crisis where we’ve got a night out but nothing to wear. Do you pop into town to pick up something new, or do you go online and have…


The Finance Roundup

UK borrowing falls to lowest level in 11 years It is good news for the UK economy. Government borrowing has fallen by £3.5bn in the past year, making last year the lowest year of borrowing for 11 years. It means that the budget deficit is being reduced at a faster rate than expected. Public debt,…


Highstreets in decline

High street retailers and businesses all across the UK have been closing down in the past few months. With retailers such as Toys R Us and Maplin announcing on the same day that they had fallen into administration, and a host of other high street favourites such as Prezzo, New Look and Marks and Spencer…


Everybody Wants Some Wang

If you possess even the most fleeting of interest in the High Street, you’ll be aware that Alexander Wang (the man with the hilarious name) has designed a range for H&M. The internet has been going insane about it and people would probably rip a collection piece from your cold dead hands to have it…

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