News TK Maxx store on Kensington High Street

TK Maxx was to blame for my worst outfits while growing up near the Lewisham branch. Miles of cut-price "designer" clobber by unheard-of labels, where every other Wetherspoon's-ready shirt seemed to be made by Lambretta, who I thought did scooters.

TK Maxx back with Haymarket deal, after Piccadilly rejection

Discount fashion retailer TK Maxx is planning a London shop near Piccadilly Circus after being told it "wasn't posh enough" two years ago.

Firms race for right to use landmark

A rare chance to advertise among the famed neon lights of Piccadilly Circus has emerged after the Japanese electronics giant Sanyo withdrew from the London landmark after 33 years. Four leading companies are thought to be interested in taking over the billboard.

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Minerva raises pounds 71m to fund Piccadilly scheme

MINERVA, THE property company, is to raise pounds 71m through a rights issue, partly to fund a deal to buy the Criterion development in central London.

Atlantic owner fumes at Marco 'spin-doctoring'

THE BATTLE between restaurateurs Oliver Peyton and Marco Pierre White took another twist yesterday when Mr Peyton told The Independent that he was stunned by reports he had read of the High Court case this week.
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