on all channels including MTV. Instead of showing the regular video, TV channels are reportedly requesting a clean version to air. Were not quite sure how that would be accomplished. Maybe Photoshop some more clothes onto the 31-year-old music powerhouse? Turn the sharks into goldfish? Swap out a fishing pole for the whip in Britneys hand? Seeing as the video is already raising eyebrows, we cant imagine what Britney had in store originally as the mother of two says she edited out some of the even more provocative scenes. Oh my god, we showed way more skin and did way more stuff for the video then what is actually there, said Britney according to E! Online . Like, I cut out half the video because I am a mother and because, you know, I have children, and it’s just hard to play sexy mom while you’re being a pop star as well. Goodness only knows what the Queen would have made of that version.
The brand will open the doors to its debut UK flagship at Westfield Stratford City in East London on October 3, 2013. The 10,000 sq. ft., two-floor retail space will be launched over a day of celebrations, including a fashion show in partnership with Brides magazine, an official ribbon cutting by the mayor and hundreds of exclusive giveaways. David’s Bridal Expands with Launch of First Store in United Kingdom With 1 in every 3 American brides walking down the aisle in a David’s Bridal dress, the brand hopes to mirror its successful US business model in the UK, offering a convenient shopping experience where the bride, mother of the bride, bridesmaids and guests can all be fitted in one simple visit. This model includes a knowledgeable store team offering personalized consultations to every guest, the ability for shoppers to try on a wide selection of dresses with most styles available to take home that same day, an onsite alteration service, shoe and bag dying and an extensive range of sizes so every woman is able to find her perfect dress. We’ve always believed British brides have the same appetite for style, quality, service and value as our American brides and have felt strongly that our product and retail model would be a great fit for the UK, as their bridal community is underserved, much like it was in the US years ago, said David’s Bridal Chief Marketing Officer, Brian Beitler. We are anticipating that our first store will be a big success and areactivelyexploring additional locations throughout the UK. While we have not made any definitive decisions yet, our goal is to ensure that brides across the UK will be able to have convenient access to our incredible assortment and value. Britain’s bridal retail landscape is currently comprised mostly of small, appointment-only boutique shops or large department stores, leaving a huge space in the market for a retailer like David’s Bridal that focuses on a convenient, turnkey shopping experience and affordable prices for brides-to-be. The flagship UK store will house an expansive selection of 150 bridal styles with prices ranging from about 295 to 1,650 pounds (about $478 to $2,677 US dollars). The US bridal authority currently boasts more than 300 retail locations across the US, Puerto Rico and Canada. David’s Bridal is renowned for its outstanding value, fashionable designs and the ease of shopping for special occasion, wedding, Communion and prom attire. In addition to this diverse product selection, the brand offers exclusive bridal collections from top designers like Vera Wang, Oleg Cassini and coming this February, Zac Posen. About David’s Bridal: With more than 60 years of experience dressing women of all ages for life’s special occasions, David’s Bridal understands the importance of providing brides-to-be with a vast selection of exquisitely crafted bridal gowns and bridal party dresses. Known for outstanding value, fashionable designs and the ease of one-stop shopping, nearly 60% of all brides in the US choose to shop at one of more than 300 David’s Bridal stores located across the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Working with a knowledgeable bridal consultant, a customer can enjoy trying on a wide selection of gowns and dresses in her size with the added convenience that most styles are available to take home the same day.
United Kingdom Tourism Report Q4 2013 – New Study Released
However the other regions are forecast to see a growth in arrivals over 2013 and we have increased our forecasts for inbound tourists from these regions. After a period of significant infrastructure development and hotel-building activity in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic Games, the scene may now be set for more modest overall growth in the UK’s hotel industry. Recent developments include: – Accor is launching a new brand in the UK, the Adiago aparthotels, the first of which opened in Liverpool in March 2013. – The group also re-launched their Mercure hotel in London in June 2013, following an extensive redesign of the hotel. It is the flagship UK hotel in a brand Accor is hoping to double the size of by 2016. – Over the past quarter ICHG has signed three new hotels to its Holiday Inn brand. UK construction company Balfour Beatty secured a contract worth GBP121mn (US$181.5mn) to build a hotel, leisure and apartment complex for Grove Developments in North Greenwich Peninsula in London. – China-based commercial property and entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group is to develop a hotel and residential project in London. – UK conglomerate Rigby Group has acquired a majority stake in Exeter International Airport. – The GBP80mn (US$123.5mn) redevelopment of the terminal at Stansted Airport has begun. – UK airports operator Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has awarded BAM Construct, Carillion and Galliford Try a contract for its capital delivery programme framework worth up to GBP100mn (US $156.65mn) annually. – Birmingham International Airport has detailed plans to expand its capacity to rival that of Heathrow. This would see it become the UK’s second long-haul hub. About Fast Market Research Fast Market Research is an online aggregator and distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world’s top research publishers and analysts, we provide quick and easy access to the best competitive intelligence available.