Monday, September 27, 2021

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.
April

43,000 retailers report “significant” financial distress after tough first quarter

Nearly 45,000 retailers ended the first quarter of 2018 in financial distress as declining footfall battered margins.

Retail employment falls in first quarter

Total hours in the retail industry were down 3.2 per cent in the first financial quarter according to the latest figures from the British...
Boots Aldi

Boots voted top brand among women despite contraceptive pill scandal

Boots has been voted the UK’s top brand among women, overtaking last year’s winner Marks & Spencer.
Bunnings

Bunnings could save over £200m if it exited the UK

Bunnings would be hundreds of millions of pounds better off if it pulled out of the UK and its plagued launch into the market.

Feature Resource

AI is transforming your job, not terminating it

The 1984 sci-fi thriller The Terminator presented us with an epic battle between humankind and smart machines. For those who aren’t familiar with the...