Ted Baker reports an underlying loss for the pandemic-hit fiscal 202 as its first-quarter revenue for the current year fell 20% due to coronavirus restrictions.

Ted Baker posts widening loss for pandemic-hit year

Ted Baker reports an underlying loss for the pandemic-hit fiscal 202 as its first-quarter revenue for the current year fell 20% due to coronavirus restrictions.
Shop reopenings drive fastest rate of UK economic growth in almost a year

Shop reopenings drive fastest rate of UK economic growth in almost a year

The easing of lockdown restrictions for non-essential retail in April helped the UK economy grow at its fastest rate since July (...)
Oxford Street retail void rates

Oxford Street retail void rates remain at 17% despite reopenings

Oxford Street retail void rates have reportedly risen to 17 per cent due to the increase in online shopping as well as the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Card Factory trading update

Card Factory swings to £14.6m loss after year of lockdowns

Card Factory has recorded losses of over £14 million in the year to January 31 after store closures during lockdowns decimated full-year sales.
BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor

Retail sales grow at strongest rate in May

Retail sales have grown at the strongest rate in May since the Covid-19 pandemic struck the UK last year.
Employment

Retail employment at fastest rate in years, new research says

The retail industry is scurrying to hire employees at the fastest rate in years as reopenings take place across the UK. 
Furlough rates plummet to lowest figures this year

Furlough rates plummet to lowest figures this year

The Treasury has said its plan to protect jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic “is working” following a drop in furlough numbers.
Businesses looking to secure major government contracts worth over £5 million will now have to pledge to be net-zero by 2050 from September this year.

Businesses to pledge to be net-zero by 2050 for major govt contracts

Businesses looking to secure major government contracts worth over £5 million will now have to pledge to be net-zero by 2050 from September this year
What can retailers do to combat labour shortages amid Covid-19 & Brexit? visa immigration sponsorship

How can retailers combat labour shortages amid Covid-19 & Brexit?

Experts dicuss what can retailers do to combat rising labour shortages amid the Coviid-19 pandemic and Brexit.
Asda covid-19

Asda’s in-store Covid-19 jab centres vaccinates 50,000th patient

Asda has announced that its in-store Covid vaccination centres have reached a major landmark this week with the vaccination of the 50,000th patient.

Feature Resource

[Study] Do you understand Customer Obsession?

Forrester Consulting asked 261 HQ and Customer facing employees if they understood Customer Obsession. In the study commissioned by Critizr, they found that customer-facing workers...