Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Dr Martens has best Instagram in UK retail according to study

Dr Martens has the most effective Instagram account in UK retail according to a new study.

Consumer spending hits five-month slump in September

September sales suffered from a “summer hangover” according to the latest results from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG sales monitor. UK retail sales...
SMALL BUSINESS

High streets have lost 3,200 stores in past 4 years

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have found that more than 3,000 stores have closed down in the past four years,...

No-deal Brexit will cost grocers £9.3 bn

A no-deal Brexit will cost food and drink retailers £9.3 billion according to research by Barclays. The study found grocers will face a 27 per...

Retail parks are saving grace for August footfall

Footfall dropped by 1.6 per cent in August across the nation's high streets, shopping centres and retail parks. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard's...
August high street

Shoppers abandon the high street in August

The high street took a hit in August as shoppers went holidays for the summer, with sales at their worst in three years.
August retail sales

August retail sales slow as summer draws to an end

UK retail sales continued to slow down throughout August as consumers felt the pinch.

Indian summer could cost UK retail £320m in September

Non-food retailers should be braced to lose up to £80 million per week in sales for September if the heatwave continues. While an Indian Summer would...
retail sales monitor

BRC Vacancies Monitor results: “There’s no escaping the fact that retail is changing”

The British Retail Consortium's (BRC) Footfall and Vacancies Monitor with Springboard found footfall fell by 0.8 per cent for July, for a third consecutive...
small retailers mobile

BRC: The North and Yorkshire beat London for online retail searches

The North and Yorkshire regions represented the highest portion of Google searches for the second quarter of 2018, with 26 per cent compared to...

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...