Shoplifting rose 4% last year

Shoplifting incidents have risen by four per cent over the last year across the UK as crime continues to "burden retailers"
May consumer confidence

May consumer confidence improves despite remaining in negative territory

UK consumer sentiment improved better-than-expected in May, despite it being in negative territory for 29 months in a row,
June shop prices

Shop prices drop again in May amid tough conditions

Deflation deepened in May as retailers were forced to compete in a "challenging" market environment, new figures show.
department stores closed

Number of department stores falls 25% in under 10 years

The number of large department stores* in England has fallen by 25 per cent in less than a decade to just 180.

WHSmith voted worst high street retailer

WHSmith has been voted the worst retailer on the UK high street, based on leading consumer survey. Customers cited bad customer service, out-of0date stores and...
consumer confidence May

Consumer confidence falls in May after brief spike in April

Consumer confidence in the UK fell during May.
Inflation

Inflation falls to lowest level since March last year

Inflation in April fell to the lowest level in 13 months despite surging fuel costs and record price rises on soft drinks.
retail insolvencies

Retail insolvencies increase 7% in a year

Insolvencies in the retail industry show no sign of slowing, after a seven per cent year-on-year increase.
online retail sales

Online retail sales continues upwards trajectory in April

UK online retail sales went from strength to strength in April, a stark contrast to the bleak conditions on the high street.

London now favourite European city for international expansion

London is retailers favourite city in Europe for international expansion, according to a new report from the CBRE.

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The 2021 Fraud Prevention in E-commerce Report

E-commerce risk teams are undoubtedly feeling the weight of 2020’s mass-scale disruption and its impact on consumer behaviors and digital payment fraud. This new...