Tag : high street
Slashing rents and closing stores are “merely sticking plasters on much deeper wounds”, a new retail report from Knight Frank has found. Instead, the industry must take a collective approach in addressing 10 structural changes to be able to make progress.
UK’s worst-performing high streets revealed Subscription
High streets in towns in the north of England have topped a list of the UK’s worst retail locations.
The retail industry has called for the government to “wake up and take positive action” following its inquiry into the future of the high street, Drapers can reveal.
High streets across the UK are in need of dramatic reforms to business rates and tax systems if they are to survive, a government inquiry has found.
UK weekly fashion sales edge upSubscription
Fashion experienced its sixth consecutive week of like-for-like total sales growth in the UK last week.
Retailers ramp up redundancies Subscription
Many more retail jobs are at risk on the UK high street as cost-cutting amid tough trading conditions and an evolving retail landscape bites, headhunters have warned.
Rise in retail vacancy rates Subscription
High streets, shopping centres and retail parks recorded a 0.3% rise in vacancy rates in Britain in the year to 31 December 2018, research from the Local Data Company has shown.
Large retailers are leaving regional high streets up and down the country at risk of having vast swathes of empty properties as they shrink their store portfolios, Drapers can reveal.
Fashion sales edge upSubscription
Fashion experienced its third consecutive week of like-for-like total sales growth in the UK.
December footfall dropsSubscription
Footfall across retail parks, shopping centres and the high street fell by 2.6% year on year in December, according to the latest report by Springboard.