Browns Books opens new chapter in growth story with move to Melton West

Browns Books opens new chapter in growth story with move to Melton West

Educational supplier Browns Books is opening a new chapter in the history of the business by relocating to the Melton West business park. The business, which supplies libraries, schools, colleges and universities across the UK and abroad, is moving to a new, purpose-built head office and distribution centre at the growing East Yorkshire business location being developed by Wykeland Group. Browns...

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New Flemingate store will give community a One Stop for essentials

New Flemingate store will give community a One Stop for essentials

A new convenience store is opening at Beverley’s Flemingate centre to provide a valuable service during lockdown and beyond. The One Stop store will sell groceries, toiletries and other daily essentials, as well as newspapers and magazines. It will be open seven days a week, from 7am each day. Fitting out of the 1,980 sq ft unit will start next week, with the store due to open in early February,...

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Shopping centre pop-ups ‘boosting footfall and trade’

Shopping centre pop-ups ‘boosting footfall and trade’

Tommy Hilfiger was the first big brand to open a pop-up at Princes Quay, alongside many local and regional traders who are benefiting from the centre’s short-term lease opportunities. The fashion brand has seen huge success from its clearance store with footfall on average 20,000 people per month, clearing more than 10,000 units of stock since August. The store, which complements Princes Quay’s...

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Anti-Covid fogging system clears online retailer to deliver a safety-first Christmas

Anti-Covid fogging system clears online retailer to deliver a safety-first Christmas

In a picture that sums up the strangeness of 2020, a mysterious figure clad all in white patrols racks of board games, jigsaw puzzles and other toys, firing a chemical mist from his spray gun. He’s one of the good guys, applying a new anti-Covid fogging treatment that coats touch points and products to keep the World Wide Shopping Mall in Malton open for business, and their customers safe on...

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National campaigns urge shoppers to support independent traders

National campaigns urge shoppers to support independent traders

A sewing and haberdashery shop is on standby to carry out re-measurements and alterations for brides and grooms across the region who were forced to postpone their weddings – and who might not be the same size when their big day finally arrives. A watch and clock repair business has been counting the days, hours and minutes of life under lockdown in readiness to get things ticking over again in...

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