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Harvey Nichols Chooses Liverpool ONE for New Concept Store

Harvey Nichols has chosen Liverpool ONE as the destination in which to launch a new concept small format store. Harvey Nichols will occupy the 22,000 sq ft former Habitat store in Peter’s Lane, Liverpool ONE’s fashion hub. Details of the new store will be released

in Spring 2012, with the store opening in Autumn 2012. Commenting on the news, Miles Dunnett, Head of Asset Management at Grosvenor Liverpool Fund, said: “There is no better testament to the success of Liverpool ONE, and indeed Liverpool, than Harvey Nichols’ decision to choose it for this new-format store. “This is the crowning glory of a very successful year for Liverpool ONE. Footfall for 2011 was up by more than 5% compared to 2010, and sales have increased by over 10% for the year.”


1. Shoppercentric, an independent agency specialising in shopper behaviour research, has today announced the appointment of Claire Pearson as a Director. Shoppercentric and will draw upon Claire’s ten years of experience gained at retail giants Sainsbury’s, Cadbury and Tesco’s.

2. Krystyna Petersen has joined Momentum Instore, the leading provider of innovative retail marketing solutions, as HR Manager. Krystyna joins Momentum Instore from Interserve, where she worked within the Commercial division for Facilities Management.

3. Leading-edge prepaid financial services and card processing solutions provider, Contis Group, has appointed Colin Greaves as business development consultant to drive forward its major expansion programme.

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Free workshops for Redundant Retailers from ReWork

Free workshops to help people who have been made redundant from retail are being offered by Retail Trust, the only charity that looks after the needs of all three million people working in retail, through the ReWork programme. Professional trainers and coaches will lead the half-day workshops in central London, and will focus on different aspects of redundancy and job hunting. Many previous attendees attribute their success in finding a new job to the skills they learned through the ReWork programme (worth over £1,000). In addition to the workshops, ReWork offers a free downloadable Guide to Resolving Redundancy on the retail trust website, as well as free career coaching and links to retailers who are currently recruiting. Find out more at

Homeware Giant Revamps its Waste Programme

Dunelm Mill, the UK’s largest homeware and soft furnishing store, has appointed DS Smith Recycling to handle its waste management, in a bid to achieve zero waste to landfill. Setting an initial target of 70% reduction in waste, this appointment demonstrates Dunelm Mill’s serious commitment to becoming a more sustainable business. As an initial step, Dunelm Mill plans to backhaul all of its packaging back to its distribution centres in an effort to understand how the amount of packaging can be reduced. The programme of activities that DS Smith Recycling has prepared for Dunelm Mill includes bin rationalisation, weight and stream interrogation and waste alignment. Communicating process change is fundamental to business success, so DS Smith Recycling will work on a programme of sharing best practice across all departments, training staff and creating bespoke training materials. In addition to this, DS Smith Recycling’s service includes the opportunity to track carbon benefits. 9

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