Sunday, February 17, 2019
January inflation

January inflation falls below targets

Inflation has fallen below the Bank of England's target for the first time in two years.
Tourist UK

UK second in EU for tax free shopping with £3.4bn recorded in 2018

UK is the second most popular destination for tax free shopping in Europe with £3.4 billion tax free sales recorded in 2018.
Click & collect

Click & collect to grow to almost £10bn

The UK click & collect market is expected to grow to almost £10 billion by the year 2023.
Store closures

61% of Brits worried high street will disappear

Over 60 per cent of consumers are worried that the high street will completely disappear within the next decade.
tupperware Avon

Tupperware & Avon-style retail thrives amidst high street decline

Retailers that use a business model similar to Tupperware parties are expected to see strong growth this year.

Grocery post-Christmas sales grow amid Veganuary boom

Grocery retailers hailed a growth in post-Christmas sales during January, boosted in part by the strong performance of fresh food

Ocado’s profits knocked down by investment costs

Ocado has seen full-year losses widen after its profits were dented by investment costs and hit by an accounting change.
January retail sales

BRC cautiously welcomes January retail sales uptick

Retail sales have increased by 2.2 per cent in January, against an increase of 1.4 per cent in January 2018.

Retailers lead the way in recruiting women to senior-level jobs

The retail industry has employed the highest level of women to senior-level jobs on record last year amid growing calls.
Apprenticeship Levy funding

Over £3b in Apprenticeship Levy funds remain unused

Over £3 billion in Apprenticeship Levy funding in the UK remains unused, despite support for the system from employers.

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