Cities need strong economies and higher consumer spending power to provide a range of high street amenities.
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City TalksCity Talks: Dr Julie Grail, Chris Brown, and Rebecca McDonald on the future of British high streets
In this episode, Dr Julie Grail, Chris Brown and Rebecca McDonald join Andrew Carter to discuss the potential of the British high street.
The launch of our latest research
This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.
Last week both of the main parties set out plans to tackle the decline of the high street. While the Government’s high street fund was well covered over the bank holiday, Labour’s plans...
Both candidates have shown they are intent on tackling empty shops, but their proposed solutions are unlikely to make significant progress
Catch up with our event in Birmingham which discussed the role of civic and business leadership in delivering place-shaping strategies for city centres
A central recommendation of today’s House of Lords report is to introduce museums and cultural industries to struggling seaside communities. But this will do little to improve the day-to-day lives of existing residents.
Big data has much to tell us about how city economies work. Our Manchester and Sheffield case studies shed light on city centres as places of consumption
In many places workers, not leisure shoppers, are the key to high-street success