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Manchester draws in station shoppers as retail sales continue to rise: Manchester Picadilly station

Manchester draws in station shoppers as retail sales continue to rise

Monday 11 Dec 2017
  • Manchester Piccadilly station retail sales up 5.2% between July and September 2017 
  • Food on the go leads the growth with shoppers continuing to value the station’s retail offer 
  • Network Rail celebrates five and a half years (22 quarters) of consecutive retail sales growth delivering £197m in total sales for the quarter
Edinburgh Waverley stands out from the crowd as station retail sales continue to rise: Edinburgh Waverley station

Edinburgh Waverley stands out from the crowd as station retail sales continue to rise

Monday 11 Dec 2017
  • Edinburgh Waverley station retail sales up 6.8% between July and September 2017, a third higher than the national average
  • Pubs and bars drive growth with shoppers continuing to value the Scottish capital’s station retail offer
  • Network Rail celebrates five and a half years (22 quarters) of consecutive retail sales growth delivering £197m in total sales for the quarter
Birmingham shoppers lead station splurge as retail sales continue to rise: Birmingham New Street-70

Birmingham shoppers lead station splurge as retail sales continue to rise

Monday 11 Dec 2017
  • Birmingham New Street station retail sales up 11.2% between July and September 2017
  • Largest increase outside of London stations driven by growth in Birmingham’s food and homeware offer
  • Network Rail celebrates five and a half years (22 quarters) of consecutive retail sales growth delivering £197m in total sales for the quarter
London stations’ retail sales surge spurred by significant investment: London Bridge station 3

London stations’ retail sales surge spurred by significant investment

Monday 11 Dec 2017
  • London Bridge, Paddington and Cannon Street record strongest growth in retail sales between July-September 2017
  • Network Rail celebrates five and a half years (22 quarters) of consecutive retail sales growth for station retailers
  • Strong correlation between station investment and retail sales growth
Network Rail has Christmas wrapped up for station shoppers: Wrapland - Glasgow Central booth

Network Rail has Christmas wrapped up for station shoppers

Friday 8 Dec 2017

Shoppers at three of the country’s busiest railway stations will be able to benefit from a free Christmas wrapping service for gifts bought in station shops.

Network Rail’s present-shaped ‘Wrapland’ pop-up stand is being gifted to Glasgow Central, London Victoria and London Waterloo stations in December, providing the three quarters of a million people who use these stations each day a chance to save precious time on wrapping presents during the busy Christmas period.