Tag : British Retail Consortium
New-season promotions and faltering consumer confidence have created a challenging environment for some multiples over the last few weeks, but specialist retailers reported a more positive start to spring trading.
Accessing the £249bn purple poundSubscription
New accessible shopping day Purple Tuesday will launch on 13 November with the backing of some of the UK’s biggest retailers. Drapers investigates how the industry is improving its accessibility and inclusivity.
As British Retail Consortium figures show violence and abuse against retail staff has grown by 40%, Drapers asks whether retailers are doing enough to protect their workers and customers.
BRC blasts government's Brexit retail reportSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has hit out at a government analysis of the retail sector for failing to assess the potential impact of Brexit.
BRC calls for ‘urgent action’ to save retailersSubscription
The British Retail Consortium has urged the government to ensure retail businesses can access government loans and grant schemes urgently, or risk becoming insolvent “in a matter of weeks.”
BRC calls for Brexit customs planningSubscription
Retailers and brands could face red tape and severe delays at ports without additional agreements and investment to supplement a customs deal, the British Retail Consortium has said.
The British Retail Consortium has warned that consumer spending will slow further unless the government prioritises shoppers in the autumn Budget.
BRC calls for business rate action in BudgetSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to address the “unsustainable burden” of business rates in his autumn Budget.
BRC calls for business rates freezeSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for a two-year freeze on business rates increases to provide some relief for retailers.
The chief executive of the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for business rates to be frozen as UK inflation hits a five-year high.