New horizons for Stanfords

Richard Lewis</p><p>
Stanfords, the 150-year-old independent travel bookseller, is to open a new shop in Manchester and refit and expand its Covent Garden flagship. The company has completed its first brand review since 1989.</p><p>
One year on from its demerger from former parent company George Philip Properties, Stanfords is to reinvent its corporate identity to bring it "into the 21st century".</p><p>
The retailer's new look, new logo and strapline--"Explore Discover Inspire"--will get their first airing at the new 3,500 sq ft store, due to open in Manchester this autumn. It will in...

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