The UK’s string of winter storms failed to stimulate online retail sales.
Wren Kitchens rated the best retail employer to work for in the UK for the second year running.
High streets and shopping centres saw a dive in footfall last month after the UK was hit by storms and wet weather.
February saw "unprecedented" record lows in retail footfall as a series of major storms and coronavirus kept shoppers at home.
Shoppers' spending on food and healthcare products increased towards the end of February amid concerns about coronavirus.
More than 18,000 jobs have been lost and 1211 stores have shut down in the retail sector during the first two months of 2020.
Footfall throughout the month of February took a nose dive as dismal weather and storms caused shoppers to stay at home.
// February high street sales hurt by storms and the growing fears around the coronavirus // Like-for-like sales in physical shops fell 0.9%, according to...
Employers in the UK retail industry are still showing signs in their hiring efforts.
The government has been urged to take action following increasing levels of violence towards shopworkers on the high street.