Saturday, September 18, 2021
New West End Company

London’s West End footfall improves as Brits return to offices

New research has found that footfall in London's West End has risen by 12 per cent between the first and last weeks in August.
Food shortages

Over half of Brits experiencing food shortages

New research has found that over half of Brits have experienced food shortages in their local supermarkets or shops over the past few weeks.
shop prices

Shop prices rise following HGV driver shortages and Brexit red tape

New research has shown that UK shop prices have risen last month by 0.4 per cent, with non-food items rising 0.6 per cent.
83% of UK department stores lost in 5 years

83% of UK department stores lost in 5 years

New research has shown that more than 80 per cent of department stores in the UK have been lost in the five years since the collapse of BHS.
Retail sales

Retail sales grow at sharpest pace in 7 years

New research has found that retail sales rose in August at the sharpest pace in nearly seven years as consumer spending drove economic recovery.
UK consumers are keen to buy more vegan-verified fashion when buying new clothes, a study from the Vegan Society has shown.

Brits want more vegan fashion, new study reveals

UK consumers are keen to buy more vegan-verified fashion when buying new clothes, a study from the Vegan Society has shown.
GfK

Consumer confidence drops as Brits save more and spend less

Consumer confidence in the UK edged down in August but remained at pre-pandemic levels as households lost some confidence in the economy.
ONS

Retail sales drop in July for first time since shop reopenings

New research has shown that UK retail sales dropped in July to the weakest performance since shops reopened in April.
Retail vacancy rates

Retail vacancy rates rise despite ease of Covid restrictions

New research has shown that retail vacancy rates rose in the last quarter despite the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.
Grocery sales dip 4% as customers return to pre-Covid shopping habits

Grocery sales dip 4% as customers return to pre-Covid shopping habits

UK grocery sales have tumbled by four per cent over the past three months as shoppers continue to steadily return to (...)

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