Retail sales in October have beaten expectations according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) as UK consumer “proved surprisingly resilient.”
West End has bucked the nationwide slump that's plaguing the high streets with another year of strong growth buoyed by an increase in international spend.
Inflation in the UK unexpectedly held steady in October, but it still marked the second time since April 2012 that figure has been that high.
JD Outdoors has launched a charity campaign in aid of Children In Need with stars including Louise Redknapp and Rebecca Adlington pledging their support.
Footfall decreased to its lowest rate since the Brexit referendum in October mirroring “the month’s paltry sales performance.”
October saw retailers suffer the worst sales in a decade as fresh data underscores the perfect storm facing the high street.
A government backed programme spearheaded by Mary Portas has failed to stop the decline of high streets in 12 UK towns.
Retail sales throughout October were dragged down by worst non-food sales performance on record despite food sales continuing to benefit from inflatio
The Chancellor is reportedly eyeing the possibility of bring some relief to increase business rates by next April.
The Queen’s private estate has been revealed to have invested millions of pounds in BrightHouse, the retail chain criticised for exploiting financially vulnerable people.