Thursday, August 22, 2019
sexual harassment workplace Foot Anstey

1 in 10 retail workers experience unwanted sexual touching at work

A new study has revealed that one in 10 retail workers - equal to 319,000 staff - have experienced inappropriate touching of a...
No-deal Brexit: Households spend £4bn stockpiling ahead of leaving the EU

Households spend £4bn stockpiling ahead of Brexit

// Spending on no-deal Brexit stockpiling hits £4bn, according to new survey // Several retailers have already said they have started stockpiling to ensure there...
BRC-Springboard Footfall & Vacancy Monitor: Shop vacancy rates hits four-year high

Shop vacancy rate hits four-year high

The number of empty retail units in town centres has reached the highest levels in four years.
BDO High Street Sales Tracker: July heatwave keeps high street sales flat

July heatwave keeps high street sales flat

The July heatwave failed to boost sales on the high street but resulted in the strongest online sales growth in 18 months.
KPMG & REC's Report on Jobs: Retail staff vacancies fall sharply in July

Sharp drop in retail staff vacancies in July

Demand for both permanent and temporary staff across retail in the UK continued to decline in July, according to KPMG & REC
UK turnover for "Tupperware-style" retail increased by an estimated 27% to £2.67bn in 2018, according to the Direst Selling Association DSA Susannah Schofield

“Tupperware-style” retail makes a comeback with 27% growth

Tupperware-style social shopping is making a comeback.
Retail Traffic Index for July shows increase in monthly footfall figures but decline in year-on-year figures

Mixed results in July footfall figures

According to the Retail Traffic Index, UK footfall figures for the month of July were mixed.
BRC July

Retailers suffer worst July sales growth since records began

Consumer spending in the UK has declined following a continued political and economic uncertainty, showing the worst July figures

Councils sue 750 firms a day over business rates

While shops, pubs and restaurants struggle to meet sky-high property taxes, councils are suing 750 firms a day over business rate

Quarter of primary school children do not know what a high street is

A third of primary school age children have never been to a butchers, nearly a quarter have never been to a greengrocer,

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Guide to international expansion in retail

Think Big. Think Global. That's the Key Message for Retailers Today The current retail market in the UK is challenging but some retailers are still managing...