The tourism boom prompted by the weakness of sterling since the Brexit vote has helped propel Bond Street in London into the top three of the world’s most expensive store locations. The shopping thoroughfare overtook the Champs Élysées in Paris in the global ranking compiled by the property company Cushman & Wakefield. New York’s Upper Fifth Avenue retained its number one spot, followed by Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, with Via Montenapoleone in Milan fourth, ahead of the French boulevard.
Marks & Spencer is speeding up plans to close underperforming clothing departments and slamming the brakes on expansion of its Simply Food chain as the high street giant fights for its future on the high street. “We have made good progress in remedying the immediate and burning issues at M&S,” said chief executive Steve Rowe. “The business still has many structural issues to tackle ... in the context of a very challenging retail and consumer environment.
The new Marks & Spencer chairman Archie Norman has told senior managers that the retailer needs to cut clothing prices and that too much of its fashion is aimed at the over-55s. During a recent store visit, Norman, who was in charge at Asda when it launched its George clothing ranges, told staff that M&S needed to attract women in their thirties as well as women in their fifties, according to an internal document seen by the Guardian.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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