Royal Baby Souvenirs hit the shelves
Following the two weeks quick turn around to allow the paint on Prince George of Cambridge’s name to dry the first Royal Baby Souvenirs are hitting the shelves. Some with just the name of the new prince and others with pictures of the happy couple leaving the hospital and showing off the new Prince to […]
Good news for visitors
As of 6th April a government ban on excessive credit and debit card charges came into effect in the UK. From now on companies can only pass on legitimate charges that they themselves receive from banks. Here are some examples of how much companies are charged to take credit cards: transaction of £50: £1.16 transaction of […]
London in a new light
Well it’s that time of year and all the major shopping districts are competing to have the best displays to attract the shoppers. Personally I sometimes think less is more when it comes to retail displays, such as the one from Hays Galleria by London Bridge.
Strange things afoot at Covent Garden
Following hot on the foot of the famous London Eggs, BT and Childline have introduced the sponosored London Telephone Boxes in London’s Covent Garden. Each one has been sponsored by a local retailer and has it’s own theme. More appearing everyday! See the whole range here: http://www.btartboxes.com/02SculptureMosaic.php
Covent Garden gets into the spirit.
Record Christmas Sales!
London seems to have shrugged off the Christmas blues and hit the high street in huge numbers in the two days since Christmas. With stores slashing up to 75% off the goods, over £4bn was spent nationally in two days and has toppled all previous records. With New Years falling on a weekend this year, the spending frenzy […]
Car Free West End
This weekend we are taking over the streets as Oxford Street and Regent Street go car free and the shops all lay on a party for all the shoppers with deals and give a ways. Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th.
London Lights Up!
Just as the clocks go back and things start looking a little darker and colder around London, we are thrown back into light by thousands of tiny coloured stars in the sky. Meteor shower? No, this is the week that many of London’s main shopping areas turn on their Christmas lights. Starting tonight in Oxford […]
Death of an “i”-con
It was almost as though Steve Jobs waited for the baton to be officially handed to his successor Tim Cook, by announcing the release of the newest addition to the iphone range. He died surrounded by his family in California. Already somewhat of a damp squib, being a “4s” rather than a completely new design, […]
Westfield Stratford Opens it’s doors
On 13th September 2011 London’s Major, Boris Johnson, cut the ribon and officially opened London’s newest and biggest shopping centre. Costing £1.45bn and consisting of 300 shops and covering just under 2m sq. ft., it takes the title of Europe’s biggest shopping centre. The thousands of people gathered to celebrate the opening were entertained by […]