Bravissimo opens flagship at St David's in Cardiff

Lingerie retailer Bravissimo has launched a regional flagship store at St David's shopping centre in Cardiff. Set across two floors, the new 369 sq m unit has been designed in partnership with Four by Two and features the brand's full collection including their own-brand lingerie, swimwear and clothing ranges alongside an assortment of lingerie and swimwear from other leading brands.

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Guildford to welcome seventh Hummingbird Bakery this summer

The Hummingbird Bakery has set its sights on Guildford as the location for the brand's seventh UK store. The bakery is working alongside the design team at rpa:group – behind the design of the company's other six stores – on a new design style for the Surrey store, which is scheduled to open this summer.

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Volkswagen to open first store

Volkswagen will open its first store next month at the Bullring in Birmingham. The new retail concept will offer shoppers the opportunity to browse and buy from the extensive Volkswagen range of passenger cars in the environment where they regularly shop.

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Martello Hall founders set to open new Brixton site

Albion & East, the operator of Hackney's Martello Hall, has announced plans to open a new site at 250 Ferndale Road in Brixton. The 425 sq m cafe and bar is scheduled to open in September and is split over basement and ground floor level, with an area for outdoor seating.

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Shepherd Neame opens experiential store at Bluewater

Britain's oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame has opened a seasonal pop-up at Bluewater in Kent. Open until 5 July 2017, the 167 sq m brewing boutique is designed to showcase the Shepherd Neame brand and includes a bar featuring the company's first ever cider, Orchard View, and new Cinque Five Grain premium lager.

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