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The Stinger Report: the OOH entertainment industry bites back

TSR Newsletter | August 3, 2020 Report Skinny The Stinger Report continues our new chapter in its long history of reporting on the cutting edge in Out-of-Home Entertainment. In this latest part of the series we cover the Virtual Reality Bonanza of investment, Video Amusement’s Continuing Drive to the new normal, The Emergence of eSports, and a new investment opportunity while Gaming’s Ongoing Hold of audience interest continues. We also debate about The New Playing Experience, and what that means for the industry’s future! Main Report Moving from the recent developments,…

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Lenders set to take over failing UK high street staple

According to Pizza Express’s annual report last year, the 470-store pizza chain restaurant finished the year with a £1.12bn debt Pizza Express is reportedly set to fall into the hands of its lenders, possibly as early as this month, which could lead to the possibility of store closures. According to the Financial Times, its lenders are in talks with its Chinese owners Hony Capital for a debt-for equity swap with a group of investors in bonds worth £465m also reportedly in talks for a restructuring deal that would affect a “small” number…

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Property future scans from London to Paris via ‘Dagwood’

Propertyshe perspectives: The old high street model is dead, localism on steroids needed, Dagwood is the place to be for film makers, and don’t throw out the baby with the bathwater By Susan Freeman With the latest grim news of retail closures from high street stalwarts such as John Lewis and Boots putting thousands of jobs at risk, the pressure on retail continues to grow. The demise of the old high street model is something that retail veteran Bill Grimsey has been banging on about for years. However I’m not convinced…

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