Retail sales in April fell a record 18.1%

Retail sales in April fell a record 18.1%

The total volume of retail sales dropped by a record 18.1 per cent in April compared to March as the lockdown took hold.
UK consumer confidence remains "battered & bruised"

UK consumer confidence remains “battered & bruised”

Consumer confidence in the UK remains "battered and bruised" despite the easing of some lockdown restrictions.
FTSE profit warnings covid-19

Retail profit warnings in first quarter of 2020 exceed 2019

FTSE retailers have issued 38 profit warnings in the first three months of 2020, surpassing the total number recorded in 2019
Footfall Springboard lockdown covid-19

“Cautious” Brits step out as footfall rises 3.3%

Footfall increased by a mere 3.3 per cent in the first week since lockdown measures were slightly lifted, as Brits stepped out
Footfall plummets by almost 85% in April

April was retail’s worst month ever as footfall plummets almost 85%

The coronavirus pandemic has seen the UK retail industry suffer its worst month on record in terms of footfall.
Lockdown prompts £12.9bn shift in annual home shopping spend

Lockdown prompts £12.9bn shift in annual home shopping spend

The "isolation economy" as people have remained at home has triggered a shift in consumer spending habits equating to £12.9bn.
landlords colliers international covid-19

79% UK retail landlords say Covid-19 permanently changes leasing terms

A colossal 79 per cent of property owners throughout the UK who own more than 120 million sq ft of UK retail believe that..
UK consumer confidence is still at a record low - GfK

UK consumer confidence is still at a record low

Consumer confidence in the UK edged up fractionally at the end of April after it previously hit its lowest level in over a decade
Springboard Diane Wehrle footfall covid-19

Coronavirus: Retail footfall suffers largest ever decline

The UK's retail sector has seen its largest ever decline in footfall last month as shoppers stayed home due to the coronavirus
BRC Vacancy rates LDC

Retail vacancy rates edge up, indicating trouble ahead

Retail vacancy rates have increased during the first quarter of 2020, highlighting the challenges faced by the sector

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What the High Street will look like after Covid-19

Survival of the fittest: How the High Street will evolve after the crisis Wondering what the High Street is going to look like after lockdown...