TESCO SENT PACKING. WE HOPE.
I did not think that Tesco would back off but it appears they have abandoned plans for Hope Street.
I have been away for a couple of days and while I am catching up I will place Correspondents article ahead of me as it makes good reading and sheds valuable light on the way the PR machine works in Liverpool http://condensedthoughts.blogspot.com/2009/09/retail-retreat.html
http://www.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/liverpool-news/regional-news/2009/09/04/tesco-withdraws-plans-for-liverpool-hope-street-store-92534-24604733/ It seems on first light that they have been beaten off by a facebook campaign.
Here's one we did earlier warning of the risks. http://liverpoolpreservationtrust.blogspot.com/search/label/Tesco-pool%20the%20new%20name%20for%20Liverpool
http://profchucklebuttychronic.blogspot.com/2009/09/matthew-street-special-festival.html Oh and the Proffessors take on the Tescopool fiasco.
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