Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Footfall BRC

Retail vacancy rate climbs to 9.9%

New figures show the national town centre vacancy rate was 9.9 per cent in January 2019.
Sir Philip Green

The Telegraph to reveal #MeToo allegations against Sir Philip Green

The Daily Telegraph plans to uncover details of allegations made against Sir Philip Green as legal proceedings ended today.
Store closures

61% of Brits worried high street will disappear

Over 60 per cent of consumers are worried that the high street will completely disappear within the next decade.
tupperware Avon

Tupperware & Avon-style retail thrives amidst high street decline

Retailers that use a business model similar to Tupperware parties are expected to see strong growth this year.
Made.com

Made.com reveals 34% revenue increase amid flagship opening

Made.com has reported record results for 2018, with total revenue of £173 million up 37 per cent year-on-year.
HMV

Sunrise Records beats Mike Ashley in battle to acquire HMV

HMV has been bought out of administration by Canadian music retailer Sunrise Records, saving the jobs of almost 1500 employees.
January retail sales

BRC cautiously welcomes January retail sales uptick

Retail sales have increased by 2.2 per cent in January, against an increase of 1.4 per cent in January 2018.

Retailers lead the way in recruiting women to senior-level jobs

The retail industry has employed the highest level of women to senior-level jobs on record last year amid growing calls.
business rates inquiry

Government launches inquiry into business rates impact

The government has launched a new inquiry into impact of the business rates system.
Brexit Grocer

29% of UK businesses will relocate due to Brexit uncertainty

Nearly a third of businesses have or are planning to relocate their operations outside of the UK due to concerns over Brexit.

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