The BID exists to make the Centre of Hereford a better place to run a business. One of the biggest challenges we face is attracting people to the city for both regular outings, and one-off tourist visits.
Shops opening on boxing day has been in the news recently, with calls for the government to ban stores from opening, giving the shop worker a bit more family time over the festive period. For now, the government has decided to leave decisions on opening to the retailers, who will inevitably make
There is a fairly well known management expression ‘what gets measured gets done’, an expression I’ve found to be useful in many situations. The best run shopping centres and city centre shopping destinations measure their visitor numbers with fairly advanced footfall counting technology, which
5 years ago the fire in High Town destroyed 2 shops that have since become an eyesore, but last week planning permission was granted for them to be rebuilt as shops with residential flats above and to the rear. This doesn’t mean the eyesore in High Town is going to disappear imminently, but it i