Pinterest paves its own path

Pinterest – the creative, inspiration centre of the web has newly introduced autoplay videos. We’ve most probably all seen an auto ad at some point in our lives, in particularly Facebook and definitely eagle eyed social media users will have notice this more recently on Snapchat, but for those who haven’t, they can be used […]

We’re Recruiting: Event & PR Account Executive

Are you fun, fearless and passionate about PR and events? Looking for an exciting and challenging role that offers the opportunity for rapid growth? Our Event & PR Account Executive role could be for you. Working with one of the agency’s largest retail clients, you will play a key role liaising with the client, managing […]

Has Your Shopping Centre Snapped Up Snapchat?

When Snapchat, was founded in 2011, it answered people’s desire to be creative and tell stories, quickly and effectively. It now has 10 million daily active users in the UK and 60% of its users create content every day. This equates to one billion snaps each day. Wow! Snapchat UK general manager Claire Valoti told […]

How to build footfall at your Retail Park

Figures this week revealed by Springboard’s footfall monitor showed that the total shopper numbers declined in February, with a “steeper drop than normal” at retail parks. The report revealed that year-on-year there was a drop of 1% in footfall – a cause for concern for retail managers, park managers and asset managers alike as it’s fallen […]

Enlivening Empty Shops

It’s the age old problem for any centre manager – a huge retailer has to call it a day and you’re left with a large unit, or a perceived gap, in your tenancies. Following the recession, the retail and leisure world started to get savvy and inventive of how to fill these units, whether it […]

A New Vision for an Ancient City

The Retail Room was born out of de Winter – which has been operating and succeeding in the beautiful North West city of Chester for 26 years. It’s been about that long that plans for the Northgate Development, which looked to reconfigure and regenerate retail in the city, have been on the table. Legal tussles, […]

Travel Inspiration Courtesy of the Telegraph

  It’s barely January and if you’re like us, you will be already thinking of far flung destinations and booking those all important holidays. Our work with the likes of Mottram Hall, Combermere Abbey and many other hotels and destinations have shown us the importance of getting in front of not only the public but […]

How to: The Mannequin Challenge

We’ve thrown buckets of icy water over each other and challenged men to flex their muscles in the 22-Press Up Challenge. We’ve planked and pranked and now…well now, we stand still. Rewind back to your school disco days (musical statues) and you’ll get the picture. There is no ignoring the Mannequin Challenge which is the […]

Farming in 2017: five new diversification trends

Farming is no longer about growing crops, poultry or dairy, in the 21st century farmers have been at the forefront of how to diversify their business. Huge examples such as The Ice Cream Farm in Cheshire show that innovation and investment can turn a simple dairy into an award-winning regional adventure park attraction. At the […]