Loyalty landscape changing amid economic woes

Discounting is a primary concern for UK consumers, with 62 per cent agreeing they are more concerned with the cost of shopping than they...

Consumers favour banking with retailers

British consumers would prefer to bank with high street retailers than traditional banks, according to figures released today. Department store John Lewis is the...

Overseas growth tops retail agenda

Overseas growth is top of the agenda for most retailers, with 66 per cent of British retailers expecting their overseas sales to increase in...

ACS calls for “radical solutions” to save high streets

Councils should be able to raise revenue via a levy on out of town retailers to subsidise rates for high street businesses, according to...

Revised GDP figures improve outlook

Revised figures of the state of the UK economy have been released today, revealing that the recession is not as severe as first feared....

Sports Direct signs Rangers deal

Sports products & clothing retailer Sports Direct has today confirmed a joint venture with Rangers football club which will see the company sell its...

BRC announces senior appointments

Pressure group the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has today announced KPMG‘s Head of Retail Helen Dickinson as its new Director General as it undergoes...

Flat retail sales set to decline further

UK high street sales have been flat this month, causing retailers to predict a further deterioration in the next three month, according to findings...

Consumers favour contactless payments

A majority of consumers prefer to use cards over cash to buy items up to £20, with 61 per cent of shoppers favouring paying...

Government outlines consumer data plans

High street retailers and supermarkets may be forced to provide consumers with an electronic copy of data on their purchases and spending habits under...

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