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    Livingston Designer Outlet pilots project with James Young High School

    Livingston Designer Outlet, which is currently home to over 1000 employees in the retail field, has successfully piloted a new schools project encouraging more young people to consider retail as a career path. As part of a three year programme Livingston Designer Outlet and James Young High have launched a school and employment partnership scheme

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    Ailish Christian-West, Head of Shopping Centre Portfolio at Land Securities

    As a seasoned real estate professional with over 17 years’ experience in the UK commercial market, Ailish is a well-respected figure within the industry, known for driving ambitious strategies, collaborative working and bringing fresh thinking to the industry. After graduating with a degree in Property Economics in Dublin, Ailish joined the JLL graduate scheme in

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    South Wales young people ring in on retail careers

    St David’s Cardiff and The Prince’s Trust Cymru launch employability scheme St David’s Cardiff has partnered with youth charity The Prince’s Trust Cymru to offer 15 unemployed young people the chance to undertake work experience and training in Wales’ largest shopping destination. The Get into Retail programme will give the 16-25 year olds taking part

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    So, what’s it like to run the Livingston Designer Outlet? – Karen Stewart

    Karen Stewart is the Centre Manager at Livingston Designer Outlet. She’s been working at the 292,672 sq. ft. West Lothian destination for six years. Looking after Scotland’s largest Outlet destination is ideal for the fast-pace which Karen enjoys, she says: “I’ve always wanted to work in retail from a young age, I love fashion and

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    Shopping centre management – a constant evolution to meet consumer needs

    The future of shopping centre management by Peter Emery, DipSCM The shopping centre industry has moved fast since the early 1950s, in physical design, retail offer, scale, speciality schemes and the introduction of mix of use to name a few. This shift in shopping centre type has also seen the evolution of the shopping centre

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    Phil Steele, General Manager at Eldon Square

    Can you tell us what your role entails? I essentially lead the team that manages the operation of the shopping centre. The role includes developing and delivering a clear strategy for the centre, to drive commercial success through my leadership and commercial judgment and delivering consistently high standards. Tell us how you ended up working

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