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Christine Cross

Meeting summer demand is a struggle for British retailers

As I write this at the start of July, the U.K. is still in the grip of partial lockdown. Although everything but nightclubs and indoor entertainment is open, social distancing measures and masks are still in place, limiting numbers and making it both uncomfortable and uninspiring to shop. The much vaunted requirement for “experiential” retail

Food in London is delivered speedily, even ‘faster than you’

Food in London is delivered speedily, even ‘faster than you’

“Grocery on demand!” Whether it’s the result of COVID lockdown, the age of e-commerce immediacy, better D2C supply chains … or the insatiable appetite for shopping of today’s consumer, grocery on demand is the new London phenomenon. Grocery has never been “obvious” in London. In fact, you could speculate that city dwellers must either eat