Tag : high street
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.
Fashion sales continue to climbSubscription
Total like-for-like fashion sales rose by 4.7% in the week to 18 August marking the 14th straight week of growth, the BDO High Street Sales Tracker has shown.
High street sales in August have fallen at the fastest rate since 2008, new research has found.
UK retail sales suffer three-month declineSubscription
Retail sales in the UK dropped year on year for the third consecutive month during July, marking the longest period of decline since 2011.