British high street
The End of an Era
HMV Meant a Lot to Music Fans for Ages – But Things Have Changed
As the company faces closure for the second time in six years, we hear from people about their memories of the British high street mainstay.
I Went to BHS the Day it Closed Down and Saw the Corpse of the British High Street
After 88 years, the department store chain has shut down for good. But, apart from 'Sir Philip Green loves yachts', what can we learn from its demise?
All the Psychological Tricks Shops Can Pull to Make You Buy Stuff
Music in shops is getting louder, says the <i>Daily Mail</i>, but what other sorts of witchcraft are retailers using to make us impulse buy?
A Scottish Town Is Actually Protesting to Stop Its Tesco From Closing
People in Kirkcaldy have been crying about the loss of their supermarket.
Who or What Is Killing the British Pub?
Property developers, greedy, complacent "pubcos" or video-games?
A Love Letter to Wetherspoons
JD Wetherspoon, you deserve far more affection than you're given.
Hannah Ewens, Photos: Jake Lewis
Gibraltar's Online Gambling Boom Has Made It a Boozy Haven for British Expats
Unfortunately, it's also opened up the divide with impoverished local Spaniards.
The Slow Death of Wimpy, a British Institution
It's so much more than a place that sells burgers.