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Holly’s Not Just Jolly

It was that time of year again when John Lewis leaves aims to leave its mark on the world with its Christmas special advertisement....
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Paris In The Springtime?

France's chief financial regulator has admitted that several London-based banks are negotiating to move some of their operations to Paris. Paris is one among many...

Bell Tolls For Whitechapel Foundry

The oldest bell foundry in the world will close its doors in May 2017, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry has confirmed. Since the company was founded...

Peruvian Wharf Redevelopment

Peruvian Wharf will be put back to use after the Port of London Authority sealed a deal to acquire the site from its previous...

Trucking On To Xmas: It’s The Real Thing

The iconic Coca Cola Truck began its nationwide Christmas journey in Spitalifields last week. The truck's bright lights, festive music and fake snow entertained...

Discovering Dark Sugars

Caffeine is key to London life and where you get your fix is a big deal. Brand loyalty generally means Costa’s on one side...

Quids In For Royal Docks Regeneration

Chinese developer ABP has promised to invest £1.7 billion in an eight-year project to regenerate the Royal Albert Dock area of East London. The...

When ‘Have A Break…’ Goes Upmarket

'Have a break, have a KitKat' at Westfield's Chocolatory - but make it quick. The design-your-own chocolate pop-up store is only there for a...
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Banks Unsettled By Brexit Vote

Some of the largest international banks based in Britain are planning to leave London due to the Brexit vote, according to a warning from...

For-Never 21?

The American high street store Forever 21 closed the doors of its Stratford store in May 2016. It had occupied 67,940 square feet across...

Shooting Their Way To The Top?

London Shoot Fighters is widely known as a mixed Martial Arts and Combat Sports gym.

From Shouts of ‘Paki’ To Equal Opportunities For Retail Therapy

Hanna-Mariam Chowdhury observes the changing fortunes of South Asian Muslims in East London. East Ham's Green Street strikes today's casual shopper as a colourful array of...

Green Street Is The Height Of Fashion

The high-end Muslim fashion label, Aab Collection, has opened a flagship boutique in East Ham. Its modestly modern attire includes military-style jacket-abayas, vibrantly printed ethnic...

East London Is Dead?

Certainly not yet. But Alex Blacklock finds that the Shoreditch creative scene is already faltering. To say that East London is currently a creative hub,...

Diary Of A Hipster Ad Exec (Not Such A Bad Person After All)

What’s it really like being one of those people you love to hate? Advertising account director Sophy Woltman gives...an account of herself. Sophy Woltman works...

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