A record number of small businesses faced downsizing or closure throughout the end of 2017, as sluggish demand hit margins.
December gifted shoppers with the fastest rate of deflation in nine months, following months of near inflation.
This Saturday is set to see 17.4 million customers spend an estimated £1.6 billion in a last minute Christmas shopping frenzy.
The lack of sick pay for retail workers leaves many employees “walking a high wire with no safety net” according to new research.
Retailers are in for a "potentially tough" Christmas after Black Friday spending was not enough to restore consumer confidence.
The Christmas season is predicted to see a marked rise in online purchases made with mobile devices, according to new research.
Fashion retailers have secured the top three positions in 2017’s fastest growing companies list, beating companies like Netflix and KFC.
Only one in three retailers are optimistic about their Black Friday business prospects this year, despite predictions average spend will rise nine per cent.
Physical entertainment has overtaken digital as the UK’s format of choice driven by growing popularity with 18-24-year olds.
55 per cent of Chinese online shoppers purchase goods from the UK as goods are perceived to be “of premium quality”.
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