14th February 2020
Valentine's is a peak in the chocolate gift-giving season (Xmas-through-Easter) and even Hotel Chocolat’s “Chocolate Metropolis” in Leeds was beginning to run out!
10th February 2020
Aldi opened it's first store in China on the 7th June 2019 in Shanghai after it launched an e-commerce platform on Alibaba’s Tmall Global in April 2017.
30th October 2019
How exciting to be back in India, and particularly Mumbai, after almost a decade away.
14th October 2019
I was always intrigued by the breath-taking history and the industry-leading fashion Paris presents to the world.
9th September 2019
A well-stocked bookshop, with the scent of new paper and an adventure on every shelf, has been a staple of the British high street for hundreds of years.
22nd July 2019
I am a reluctant online shopper. I enjoy the actual shopping experience – choosing goods there and then and getting them immediately without expected delivery time.
29th June 2019
Until 12 months ago Lush wasn’t on my radar.
11th June 2019
It has the aquarium, the waterfall, the ice-rink and of course the towering Burj Khalifa as a neighbour.
11th March 2019
From a fishing village in the 11th Century, to the world’s busiest port today, Shanghai has long been synonymous with international trade and commerce.
18th May 2018
It’s gone unbelievably quickly but we are now six months in to our Asia Pacific adventure with Geolytix offices now up and running in Tokyo and Shanghai.
9th December 2017
Ice cream parlours make me think of a Sunday afternoon, currant tea cake, jersey ice cream and minature train ride at Charlottes in West Yorkshire. Times have changed.
17th October 2017
In my June blog, I discussed my view on the future of Oxford Street, coming to the conclusion that although it faced some challenges, it was still an attractive shopping destination that would remain strong well into the future.
24th July 2017
I moved to Enfield 13 years ago, leaving Crouch End to take advantage of the lower house prices.
6th June 2017
London’s Oxford Street is one of the busiest shopping destinations in the world with a history stretching back well over 100 years.
14th March 2017
We welcome back Angela, our guest blogger, who shares her view on a different kind of grocery store…
3rd March 2017
On a fleeting visit to Birmingham I had some time to explore the redeveloped area at Grand Central/ New Street station.
21st February 2017
The shake up of the UK DIY sector recently got underway in St Albans with the opening of the first UK Bunnings.
6th February 2017
We’re excited to post our first guest blog. Angela shares her take on one of the new retailers to hit the UK…
14th December 2016
“The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed” as William Gibson famously said many times.
10th November 2016
“It doesn’t matter what you make, it’s the people that are the best ingredients.”
14th July 2016
During the month of June Pret A Manger opened a pop-up vegetarian store – not a ‘new concept store’, they acknowledged.
23rd September 2015
It has been a hot topic in the industry for a while that the discounters are continuing to grow in popularity and share of market spend.
9th September 2015
Trampoline parks seem to be taking the UK by storm, they are opening all over. So Geolytix decided to have a team afternoon at Oxygen Free Jumping in Acton.
28th August 2015
In April of this year when Pret a Manger on The Strand introduced Good Evenings it went against the definition of their name.
9th June 2015
If you go down to Tottenham Court Road today you’re sure of a big surprise. Those familiar Google colours have come down to earth at the Currys PC World store.
24th January 2015
I’m going to be honest I never went to a Netto when they were previously around in the UK during my school years.
29th October 2014
At a time when high street stores are still at risk of closure following the turbulent economic climate of recent years, what is Holland & Barrett’s secret?
21st February 2014
Flash retailing has become a popular concept. This is a new breed of pop-up shops, far from the tacky, messy seasonal shops that appear around a festive holiday.
13th January 2014
Morrisons recently opened a refreshingly innovative store that encourages good old fashioned food shopping in a clear yet theatrical fashion.
13th August 2013
There is much to be said for Tesco's new approach to out of town shopping.