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Tattoo parlours, e-cigarette shops take up UK's vacant retail space

PASSING FAD?: The number of tattoo parlours in the UK is up 79 per cent over the last six years to 2,288 as commercial landlords woo them.


TEN years ago, betting shops and pawnbrokers snatched up Britain's vacant retail space. Now, tattoo parlours and e-cigarette merchants are filling that empty space - and there's plenty of it.

One in 10 retail sites in UK town centres is unoccupied, according to researcher...

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