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UK consumer confidence rose for the sixth month in a row in July driven by the economy recovering much faster than initially expected.

Consumer confidence rises in July

UK consumer confidence rose for the sixth month in a row in July driven by the economy recovering much faster than initially expected.
Local high streets to see boom in new stores due to hybrid working

Local high streets could see 17,000 new stores due to hybrid working

Local high streets could see 17,000 new stores open over the next 12 months as retailers look to take advantage of new hybrid (...)
UK footfall in August suggests a turning point for retail

High street recovery stutters after initial surge in footfall

New data suggests that the recovery of the high street since the reopening of non-essential retail in mid-April may be stuttering (...)
Record quarter for UK retail as sales jump 10.4% BRC KPMG Helen Dickinson

UK retail continues rebound as sales leap 13.1% in June

Retail sales have surged by record levels over the past three months as shoppers flocked back to stores since the (...)
Springboard reveals that footfall in UK retail destinations rose by 4.9% last week from the week before, with rises of 6.9% in high streets.

Footfall to continue to strengthen over summer

The latest forecast from retail experts at Ipsos indicates that footfall in non-food shops will continue to strengthen over (...)
Visits to shops plateau in June footfall BRC

Visits to shops plateau in June

Shopper footfall across the UK flatlined in June as restrictions remained largely unchanged from the month before, new data shows.
UK consumer confidence rose for the sixth month in a row in July driven by the economy recovering much faster than initially expected.

UK high streets may never recover from Covid-19, ministers warn

Ministers have warned that footfall across high streets in the UK may never reach pre-pandemic levels as Boris Johnson confirmed plans to lift restrictions in shops, restaurants and pubs on England's "freedom day" on July 19.
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UK retail profits to shrink by £8bn, new research says

New research has found that UK retail profits are expected to shrink by £8 billion by 2025.
Shop prices slide further in June

Shop prices slide further in June

Prices for shoppers tumbled more sharply this month as retailers tried to drive the recovery in post-lockdown sales further (...)
Is a 'Shop Out to Help Out' scheme enough to boost UK retail?

UK retail footfall remains flat

New research has shown that UK retail footfall remained flat last week with a marginal drop of 0.2 per cent.

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