boardroom

69% of UK’s retail board members white & male, new research finds

New research has found that retail boardrooms consist mostly of white males and executives should start diversifying their...
May footfall

Signs of improvement in high street footfall emerge in May

Store visits over the May Day bank holiday grew, allowing footfall figures for the month to show signs of improvement.
Retail sales

May retail sales hit with “biggest decline on record”

Retail sales in May have seen “the biggest decline on record” according to the latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.
China tourist

Chinese tourist spend to soar

British retail is expected to welcome a 43 per cent increase in Chinese tourists this year and spend a forecast £1 billion.
Brexit plan

Most UK retailers still have no Brexit plans

Despite three years passing since the EU referendum, more than half of UK retailers still have no plans in place for Brexit.
May consumer confidence

UK consumer confidence improves to 8-month high

British consumer confidence has grown to the highest level since September last year.
WHSmith Which poll

WHSmith named worst retailer on the UK high street

WHSmith has been named the worst retailer on the UK's high street in an annual survey conducted by consumer lobby group Which?
Shop price inflation

UK shop price inflation accelerates in May

UK shop prices have increased in May reaching the second highest growth rate in the last six years.
Retail sales

Retail sales beat forecasts despite Brexit uncertainties

Retail sales in the UK have increased by almost two per cent in spring despite Brexit uncertainties.
Menswear

Men are spending more on the high street

The shopping experience for menswear has improved since the last 10 years thanks to better clothing designs and stylish options..

Feature Resource

The New Age of Consumer Behaviour in Retail 2019 Report

Is retail experiencing a moment of transformation or chaos? The answer to this question depends on who is framing it. Too long has our...