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Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle RT @joannachiu: All adults need to be on guard and know there are things we can do to intervene even when a crime hadn’t technically been c… 4 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle RT @LindaGunn3: @katehardcastle @BowGifts @theivyleeds @CustWhisperer @insightwpassion @Welcome2Yorks Thank you again to all involved for a… 16 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle Thanks to our audience today at Retail Masterclass (standing room only!) Our wonderful guest speaker, Kevin Stone c… https://t.co/8thlFJh7l8 19 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle RT @andrewbusby: It makes the Bhs hole seem like small change https://t.co/Vv0KjyvhtY 19 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle RT @jonhammondtweet: Great start to the day with @katehardcastle Retail Masterclass for @Welcome2Yorks @theivyleeds #inspiration #retail #i 19 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle RT @WTYMembership: A full house for the Retail Masterclass with @katehardcastle, Kevin Stone, and Emily from @BowGifts! Thanks to @theivyle 19 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle And it was a fab hug! Thanks Tina Hope your meeting was ☀️ https://t.co/NqjF1UwiZV 19 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle I can’t even talk about this until @SeabrookCrisps are included, and their joy in being included elates them to a p… https://t.co/5a5OuIE6SN 21 hours ago
Kate Hardcastle MBE Kate Hardcastle MBE @katehardcastle Why I’m proud to be #Uddersfield #Huddersfield https://t.co/Xa21ZCupHv 2 days ago
Retail: Wake Up & Smell The Coffee

IT’S a familiar scene. I check the opening hours on the way into the cafe. It states 5.30pm, and at 4.48pm I feel safe in the knowledge that it is still within opening hours.

2018: Another High Street report is published - what has happened since the last?

Today the #TimpsonReport is published - the recommendations of a team of respected experts on how to save the #HighStreet.

It wouldn't be Christmas without the adverts...would it?

Ah Christmas. The season that retail prepares for almost a year in advance & waits to hear the sound of tills ringing, not sleigh-bells.