Tagged: British Retail Consortium

BA and retailers demand business rate reform to save UK high street

The Booksellers Association has joined forces with more than 50 UK retailers to demand changes to the business rates system in a bid to save... Read more

Retailers' sales rose 1% in December but face 2017 'challenge'

UK retailers saw a strong finish to Christmas, with like-for-like sales up 1.0% in December from the same month a year earlier, the British Retail... Read more

Books buck national sales trend in August

Books continue to buck the national retail trend, with sales up 8.9% year-on-year in volume in August in comparison to the year before, where total... Read more

Shop vacancy rate 'wake-up call'

The national town centre vacancy rate fell to 10.1% in July, which should serve as a “wake-up call” about its impact on local communities, the... Read more

Retail sales up despite Brexit

Retail sales are holding up after the UK’s decision to Brexit, figures have revealed today. Read more

Retail sales down 0.5% in June

UK retail sales sank by 0.5% like-for-like in June, decelerating towards the end of the month, but the British Retail Consortium has said it is... Read more

Retail sector 'could lose 900,000 jobs over next decade'

The retail sector could see 900,000 job losses and 74,000 shop closures over the next decade as a result of rising costs, a report by... Read more

BRC concerned over business rates review

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and other business groups are to meet the Treasury this month to discuss concerns over the government’s proposed review of... Read more

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