November footfall

UK retail suffers worst November footfall decline in 9 years

UK retail endured the biggest drop in footfall for the month of November since 2009. 
November retail sales

Bricks-and-mortar retail endured “worst November in 3 years”

Bricks-and-mortar retailers witnessed the worst November in three years despite Black Friday efforts, according to new figures.
Dominic Chappell

Dominic Chappell to be sentenced next week

Dominic Chappell, the former chief executive of BHS, is due to be sentenced next week after a drawn-out legal battle.   
Cash

Retailers could lose £400m in rebates as government launches “cash tax” appeal

Retailers could lose out on £400 million in tax rebates as the government prepares to appeal against a landmark ruling.
New Retail Leader Apprenticeship Degree

New Retail Leader Apprenticeship Degree launched

House of Fraser is among the list of major retailers that have backed a new degree designed for retail employees.
ill

Just 3 retailers make Glassdoor’s 50 best places to work list this year

Only three retailers have made it into Glassdoor’s influential Employees’ Choice Awards list this year, dropping from four.
Joules

Joules launches no-deal Brexit “contingency plans” amid strong H1 figures

Joules has begun making “contingency plans” as it braces for the increasingly likely outcome of a no-deal Brexit.

Shop prices to rise 10% in no-deal Brexit – Bank of England

The Bank of England’s (BoE) governor Mark Carney has warned that a no-deal Brexit could push up shop prices as much as 10%.
February

Retailers face “nerve-wracking run-up to Christmas”

Online sales were at an “all time high” during November despite total sales throughout the month falling flat.

Mike Ashley: “Mainstream high streets are already dead”

Mike Ashley has called on MPs to impose a new tax on any retailers who make more than a fifth of their income online.

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