Retail Comings and Goings in Tameside, January 2019: The Ashton Review of Shops

This month’s window on the shop windows

  • Ashton parking peeves attract attention of Angela Rayner;
  • Tameside One set to open this month;
  • Plus all the usual retail movements, our first summary for 2019.

RingGo no-no ire continues

If you wish to look at the bigger picture outside our borough, Christmas 2018 has been a pretty grim one for bricks and mortar retailers. Firstly, we have heard of HMV entering liquidation again. Secondly, Mothercare is continuing to shed stores with its Denton Crown Point North branch up for the chopping list. On the 03 January, Next’s modest rise in bricks and mortar sales was outstripped by a rise in online sales – 15% over 1.5% for High Street figures.

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