Tesco’s £804m writedown signals a big change for the formerly flourishing supermarket sector. Can the emerging convenience store boom make up for the loss of the out-of-town giant? Adam Branson investigates
Supermarkets are preparing to shake up their framework agreements and plump for new ways of procuring work. So what will the new supply chain be expected to deliver? Emily Wright reports
Supermarkets are bucking the retail downturn, and now they’re either going supersize or micro. Whichever option they choose, there’s going to be a ton of construction work
As you will be aware, public spending is going to be hacked back before the private sector recovery has really begun. Emily Wright asked 15 of the UK’s largest firms how they will cope
Misery loves company, and many of Britain’s largest retailers are sharing theirs with their supply chains. Olivia Boyd finds out which are and which aren’t
Britain’s most successful business (probably) is one of the construction industry’s most important clients (definitely). Yet rumours of strife in its supply chain and a rush of bad publicity appear to be undermining its position.
Forget shopping trolleys. You’ll soon be able to buy something by pointing your mobile phone at it. But what impact is this, and the inexorable rise of online shopping, going to have on retail construction? Building looks at this fast-changing sector
The eastern end of London’s Oxford Street is in dire need of some street cred. Happily a £2bn revamp is on its way, spurred on by Crossrail. So what are the plans, who are the main players and where should you look for work?
Supermarkets have long been Britain’s toughest clients. Well now they’re getting even tougher. Sarah Richardson found out how – and what construction firms are doing to meet their demands
Charging for carrier bags is by no means the only contribution retailers are making to waste reduction. As major clients to the construction industry, they are helping drive improvements in waste management too
It’s not all about the offices or even about lunch for the people in them. Canary Wharf is now a retail destination – complete with 51,000 m2 of high-street favourites and stylish boutiques