Move from iconic Long Acre flagship will put Stanfords on the map, Godfrey says

Move from iconic Long Acre flagship will put Stanfords on the map, Godfrey says

It’s all change at 165-year-old travel and maps retailer Stanfords. With a new c.e.o. and new flagship store, the business is repositioning itself as a "one-stop shop" for travellers in London.

The retailer’s flagship store on London’s "prestigious" Long Acre in Covent Garden will be moving 120 metres to a pedestrianised enclosure on Mercer Walk from January. Its headquarters will be located nearby (at 20–22 Shelton Street) and connected to the Mercer Walk shop via a tunnel that was part of the site’s redevelopment a year ago. New c.e.o. Vivien Godfrey prefers to call it an "underground pa...

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