Tourist spending in central London is set to fall by £10.9 billion this year due to the Covid pandemic.
Supermarkets in Wales will not be allowed to sell items such as clothing and hardware during the firebreak lockdown.
Consumer confidence is heading for a double dip as concerns about personal finances and the wider economy deepen
Liverpool’s business leaders have urged businesses and locals to support retail and hospitality across the region after Liverpool City Region was moved to tier three amid the pandemic.
Billions of pounds of extra help has been announced for businesses, including retailers, and workers hit by the latest restrictions.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a new support package for retailers and other businesses affected by Tier 2 restrictions.
Amazon is rolling out a pilot programme offering Covid-19 testing for its frontline workers in the UK.
The general health of the UK’s retail industry improved in Q3 as pent up consumer demand saw it bounce back from the record-low Q2.
Boots has reportedly barred employees from using the toilets at its Nottingham head office, only reserving them for executives and making it harder..
Non-essential in retailers in Wales will be forced to shut from Friday as the country goes into a national firebreak lockdown for two weeks.