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Budget 2021: What the experts say

In yesterday's Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak extended the business rates holiday and extended the furlough scheme until end (...)
Wales extends business rates holiday for another 12 months

Wales extends business rates holiday for another 12 months

The Welsh Government has announced an extension of its business rates holiday for another year.
B&M trading update

B&M continues to trade strongly in fourth quarter

B&M has reported that its revenues have have remained strong in its fourth quarter to date, particularly in its UK business.
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Retail footfall rises as shoppers anticipate end of lockdown

UK footfall has witnessed a double-digit monthly rise as customers returned to stores in anticipation of the roadmap out of lockdown.
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Furlough scheme to be extended until end of September

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of September, in today's Budget.
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Shop prices slide in February as lockdown impacts demand

New research has found that shop prices continued to fall throughout February, reaching the lowest rate of deflation since May 2020.
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COMMENT: Our people are the retail sector’s most valuable asset

In light of the Covid-19 crisis, it is clear that RetailTrust's support has never been needed more. CEO Chris Brook Carter explains why.
Northern Ireland confirms phased lockdown exit plan

Northern Ireland confirms phased lockdown exit plan

Ministers in Northern Ireland's devolved administration have agreed a phased plan for taking the country out of lockdown.
Brits spend £15.2bn extra on groceries over past year

Brits spend £15.2bn extra on groceries over past year

Brits spent £15.2 billion more on groceries during the pandemic as various restrictions over the past year forced the closure of (...)
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Rishi Sunak to support small businesses with Help to Grow scheme

Small businesses will be handed support under a new £520 million Help to Grow scheme to be revealed in today's Budget.

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12 Ways To Take Control Of Your Brand’s Digital Content

Boost the efficiency of your team with digital asset management. Photos, graphics, video, PDFs and more. Retail teams work with thousands of digital assets and...