Tagged: Helen Dickinson

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

Trade underwhelmed by Autumn Statement

Retailers are disappointed that business rates were not addressed in the Autumn Statement, while others in the trade were underwhelmed by what it contained.  ... 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

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