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What does today’s news tells us about the form and function of place?

Today, 11th April 2018, is an interesting day in terms of data around companies and places in the UK. The most anticipated news was around Tesco's latest results. In addition to this LDC and PwC released their bi-annual report around the openings and closures of chain retailers in Britain's top…
Matthew Hopkinson
11th April 2018
IndependentPropertyRetailRetail ParksShopping CentresStore closuresSupermarketsTown Centres

What do the experts say about the openings and closures of Britain’s shops in first half of 2015?

Yesterday was LDC’s 5th Shop Openings and Closures Summit held at the offices of the law firm Hogan Lovells. The event was based around the report published and presented by LDC on the openings and closures of over 21,000 shops, pubs and clubs in over 2,700 towns, cities, shopping centres…
Matthew Hopkinson
22nd October 2015
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What can combining the brains and experience of 35 academics and business leaders for one day achieve?

On Tuesday I was proud to be part of the first Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and Local Data Company (LDC) Thought Leadership Day hosted at the amazing building that the Said Business School, University of Oxford, operates from. Thanks to the support of the CDRC and the hard work…
Matthew Hopkinson
8th May 2015