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G3 survey reveals dealers’ 2018 reliance on auctions

New statistics from Leeds-based independent car auction brand G3 Remarketing suggest that dealers still prefer purchasing stock from auctions in person, despite increasing digital alternatives. The company’s findings reveal that physical auctions still hold the appeal that they always have done – and predict that traders will still want to see,

Dewsbury scheme continues to transform the town’s appearance

After three successful projects, Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is set to further transform more of the town’s shop fronts. Originally a five-year plan, it has been extended for another 18 months up until the end of 2019, to continue to regenerate the Northgate area of the town. The Heritage

Suit Direct and Berries Bagels & Shakes open in Kirkgate Shopping

Kirkgate Shopping has welcomed the national formalwear brand, Suit Direct, and Bradford’s renowned Berries Bagels & Shakes to the centre. Based on Westgate Mall, Suit Direct Clearance Outlet sells quality men’s clothing from brands such as Racing Green, Tom English, Gibson, Red Herring and Ben Sherman at affordable prices. David Basterfield, retail

Yorkshire retailer marks fifth anniversary with store roll out

A fast-growing Yorkshire bathroom and tile retailer is marking its fifth anniversary with the launch of its 17th showroom — the latest in a string of its ongoing store roll-out programme. Founded on Royds Lane in Leeds on Boxing Day 2012, Easy Bathrooms has since launched stores across Yorkshire, the Midlands

Food waste pioneers serve up 50 jobs with new superstore

The UK’s largest redistributor of surplus food and household products is set to create up to 50 jobs with the opening of a new superstore in St Helens, with support from Lloyds Bank. Company Shop’s new 10,000 sq ft store in Sutton Fold will be opening its doors this month and

Rotherham clothing store established following UK Steel Enterprise funding

Rotherham-based boutique ladies clothing store, RebLe, has opened its doors following receipt of a £500 grant from the UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE) Kickstart Fund. The UKSE funding has allowed business owner, Rebecca Twynham, to fund branded, exterior signage as well as display units and clothing rails, essential for the establishment of

Gifts business wraps up Flemingate move to expand operations

A toys and gifts manufacturer has expanded operations by moving its headquarters to prestigious new offices in Beverley. Deluxebase has doubled its office space by taking the second floor at Armstrong House, part of regeneration leader Wykeland Group’s fast-growing Flemingate development. The company, which supplies products around the world, has relocated more

Darth Vader on the Dome ahead of launch of the Last Jedi

In a galaxy not so far away, shoppers at Trinity Leeds were greeted by Darth Vader and Boba Fett as they put their lightsaber skills to the test and helped clean the shopping centre’s huge glass windows ahead of the launch of Star Wards: The Last Jedi.   Dan Wharton, marketing

G3 Remarketing findings reveal which cars are performing well at auction

Recent statistical findings from Leeds-headquartered G3 Remarketing suggest that the cars currently performing well at auction are bucking the industry trend for winter. The company says that SUV and 4x4 sales are rising as expected, but the seasonal switch to these vehicles is not as sharp as in recent years. In