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2020: The (unforgiving) year that was

It's no secret that 2020 was an unforgiving year. Covid-19 presented challenges that retailers had never before anticipated.
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UK retail CEOs earn among highest multiples of employees’ wages

A new report has shown that UK retail chiefs earn among highest multiples of their workers’ wages.
Footfall up almost 20% in first weekend of all of UK out of lockdown

Weekly footfall up almost 20% in first weekend of all of UK out of...

Shoppers returned to cities and shopping centres in large numbers as customers as the UK enjoyed its first weekend since (...)
Tupperware-style retail sees 45% growth in 2020

Tupperware-style retail sees 45% growth in 2020

Tupperware-style retail enjoyed significant growth this year, with data suggesting that a correlation with an (...)
Small retailers given £1bn boost on record Small Business Saturday

Small retailers given £1bn boost on record Small Business Saturday

More than £1 billion was spent with the UK’s small businesses last Saturday, as shoppers had their first weekend (...)
Record month of grocery sales amid second lockdowns

Record month of grocery sales amid second lockdowns

The UK grocery sector saw its best ever month of sales in November as second lockdowns forced the closure of pubs (...)
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November retail sales hindered by Covid restrictions

Retail sales growth has slowed down in November, as tighter government restrictions left consumers to shift online.
Shoppers flock to high streets in England on 1st Saturday after lockdown lifted

Shopper footfall down despite images of post-lockdown crowds

Despite high streets across England experiencing a festive flurry on the first Saturday since the second national (...)
Small & indie retailers hope to capitalise on reopening with Small Business Saturday

Brits plan to spend £6.2bn on local shops this month

New research has found that Brits plan to spend £6.2 billion shopping with independent businesses this December.
Footfall plunges 65% in November amid second English lockdown

Footfall plunges 65% in November, but retail sales increase 3.3%

Shopper numbers plummeted last month as England’s second national lockdown piled pressure on troubled high (...)

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How Retailers Are Doubling Their Productivity Without Doubling Their Workforce

Learn more about why the flexible and easily deployed LocusBot solution is key to helping retailers deal with peak demand in the new normal. Cost: Learn...