Given the importance of the industry to the UK economy, its ability to adapt to these challenges could have significant implications for employment and the pace of the economic recovery
COVID 19: Permanent Changes to Consumer Habits?
Our work, leisure and shopping habits as well as interpersonal relationships have all been subject to seismic shifts in a matter of months. Indeed, what consumers value has changed, so as we enter the inevitably severe economic downturn, retail businesses will have to navigate this transformed
UK Retail Openings and Closures by Region
Store closures and openings has reached a five year high in the first half of 2019, where a net 1,234 shops closed doors on Britain’s top 500 high streets. This constitutes around 16 shop closures each day across the…
UK Supermarkets Market Share
The UK Competition and Markets Authority delivered a major blow to the efforts of Sainsbury Plc to acquire Asda, the WalMart-owned grocery competitor. The deal would have created…