Bricks-and-mortar retailers witnessed the worst November in three years despite Black Friday efforts, according to new figures.
Consumer spending at department stores across the UK has fallen for the 13th consecutive month, according to new data.
Online sales were at an “all time high” during November despite total sales throughout the month falling flat.
Shoppers left the high street in the lurch during the week immediately after Black Friday.
A record number of independent retailers were forced to shut in the first half of 2018 amid “particularly transformative” period
Consumer confidence in the UK sank to its lowest level for the year.
Over a third of UK retailers have said they’re “under-prepared” for the potential outcome of a no-deal Brexit.
Consumer confidence in November has fallen to its lowest level in a year, thanks to growing Brexit uncertainty.
Black Friday failed to provide much-needed relief from the challenges that plague UK high streets.
Shoppers are set to continue their buying spree today as the industry enters Cyber Monday.