The high street is dead, time for a radical rethink

The high street is dead, time for a radical rethink

The high street is dead. Along with a string of cultural totems, from paid-for music to linear television, the traditional “town centre” has been disembowelled by the digital revolution. Are they still worth saving? Efforts to revive the High Street follow the same...
Fashion retailer sets up huge studio in Olympic Park

Fashion retailer sets up huge studio in Olympic Park

Luxury fashion retailer Matchesfashion.com is creating more than 150 jobs with the launch of a London photography hub at Here East, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The online retailer is transforming a 24,000 sq ft unit at the Stratford arts and innovation centre...
How did London become Fintech’s golden goose?

How did London become Fintech’s golden goose?

The year is 2008. The banking system has laid waste to the world economy. The resolute banks are the only signs of life in a barren landscape. Customers are cynical and disenchanted with traditional financial models. The field is clear for a “Cambrian explosion” of...
7 reasons Christmas cards are a thing of the past

7 reasons Christmas cards are a thing of the past

Some time in the near future, Christmas cards will be a thing of the past. A curious anachronism like a sixpence in the pudding and bike racks for bone shakers Already Christmas cards feel like an odd survivor, getting by on the juice we ring out of the last nub of...