Tag Archives: London

IKEA to open city centre store in Hammersmith

IKEA UK plans to open a new small store format at Hammersmith in West London. Due to launch in Spring 2021, the shop will sell the brand’s home furnishing range, with all products available to buy from the store for home delivery, and over 2,000 home furnishing accessories available to …

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Lakeland opens pop-up shop in Westfield White City

Today (Friday September 20) sees Lakeland celebrate the opening of its brand new pop-up shop at Westfield White City Shopping Centre in London. The housewares chain said: ‘The location in Westfield White City, now the largest shopping centre in Europe, presents a great opportunity to engage with existing customers by …

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Melitta to launch London pop up shop

Coffee specialist Melitta will launch its first ever pop up shop from Monday March 25 to March 29 in London. The shop will be housed in the illuminated tunnels of Old Street Underground, which the company claims is ‘the world’s first tube station dedicated to innovative retail and immersive brand …

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IKEA opens its first city centre Planning Studio

IKEA launched its IKEA Planning Studio on Tottenham Court Road in London today (Friday October 12) – the first step in IKEA UK and Ireland’s new city centre approach. The Studio specialises in kitchens and bedroom storage, with the aim of giving customers ‘an easy and convenient way to get …

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IKEA pilots city centre concept store in London

IKEA has unveiled plans to open a new city centre shop on London’s Tottenham Court Road, billed as the first of its kind in the capital. Scheduled to launch this Autumn, the store (located on the former Multiyork site) will ‘act as a new way for customers to experience the …

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Co-op prepares to open 30 new stores in the capital

Co-op is ramping up its investment in London, as it prepares to open a record number of 30 new food stores and refresh seven from its portfolio in the region. The £28 million investment forms part of the convenience retailer’s 2018 store expansion plan, and is set to create up …

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HEMA launches Tottenham Court Road store

Dutch design-led lifestyle brand HEMA launched a UK flagship in central London last week. The outlet at 252 Tottenham Court Rd was officially opened by Simon Smits, Dutch Ambassador to the UK, last Wednesday (November 22). With a floor space of 350sq m, the branch is HEMA’s largest in the …

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Ikea launches ‘the Ikea house party’

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA is planning four days of evening house parties and daytime experiences to celebrate its 30th anniversary in the UK. Billed as ‘The Ultimate House Party’, the events will take place from Wednesday October 18 to Saturday October 21 at 19 Greek Street in central London. …

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Waitrose announces London festival

Following the success of its inaugural event last September, Waitrose has announced the launch of its second Drinks Festival. To be held at County Hall in London from November 17 to November 19, the event is expected to attract up to 4,000 consumers to sample wines, beers, spirits and speciality …

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Tesco proud to support London Pride

Tesco is supporting the Pride Festival in London, with stores across the capital joining in the annual celebration. The Pride Festival runs from Saturday June 24 to Sunday July 9, with the Pride Parade and main events taking place this Saturday (July 8). The Parade is the biggest LGBT (lesbian, …

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