Tag : high street
Ikea's high street flat-pack solutionSubscription
Drapers examines what Ikea’s shopping centre purchase could mean for Hammersmith and UK high streets.
3,150 retail jobs to disappear in one weekSubscription
More than 3,150 retail jobs are set to vanish from the high street this week, driven by a wave of store closures.
Fashion sales fall Subscription
Total like-for-like fashion sales dropped by 3.67% in the week to 15 December, the BDO High Street Sales Tracker has shown.
74% of shoppers to avoid stores on Black FridaySubscription
UK retailers hoping to capitalise on in-store sales this Black Friday may be disappointed, as three-quarters of consumers plan to avoid the high street come 29 November.
Retailer Insight: Build your high street tribeSubscription
Ahead of Small Business Saturday on 7 December, Hilary Cookson, Lifetime Achievement winner at the Drapers Independents Awards 2019, says collaborating with neighbouring retailers is vital
Worst September in stores for eight yearsSubscription
In-store sales fell by 3.1% in September – the worst fall since 2011 – as high-profile closures and uncertainties continue to knock consumer confidence.
Wet weather hits footfallSubscription
Total footfall fell by 6.1% year on year last week, with UK high streets faring the worst as shopper numbers declined by 7.7%.
Consumers 'tread water' ahead of BrexitSubscription
Consumer confidence edged up in September, although consumers continue to “tread water” in the run-up to Brexit.
Chancellor ‘missed a trick’ on business ratesSubscription
Chancellor Sajid Javid’s debut spending review has been met with disappointment over its lack of action on business rates.
Northern Ireland top UK location for indiesSubscription
Northern Ireland has the greatest density of independent stores in the UK. New data shows that more than half of its high street businesses are independently owned.