Recently, Piccadilly Gardens was voted Manchester’s worst attraction on Tripadvisor. The designers of Piccadilly Gardens, Arup, say “Piccadilly Gardens transforms Manchester’s central park from a problem area into an effective public space”. 663 more words
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The United States continues to see the consolidation of the grocery store business into fewer and fewer national chains. The merger of Safeway Inc., with Albertsons will create a network of 2,400 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 20 manufacturing plants with more than 250,000 employees. 503 more words
The day after Target announced some new initiatives to build its organic food business, Walmart made a much bigger splash. It announced that it is reviving the Wild Oats brand and will be pricing a new assortment of organics to be more competitive. 122 more words
Remember when TGI Friday’s first came to UK. More years ago than I care to remember, but they certainly shook up the market.
Singing waiters, huge portions, WOW badges (Worker of the Week), cocktail lists that stretched over pages – each learnt without a cheat sheet in sight. 218 more words