Tag : British Retail Consortium
Retail sales suffer sharpest decline on recordSubscription
Total retail sales slumped by 2.7% year on year in May, excluding Easter distortions – the steepest decline since records began in 1995.
BRC launches new careers initiativeSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched a new initiative called Rethink Retail, which seeks to educate people about the evolving opportunities to carve out a career in the sector.
BRC working to reduce gender pay gap Subscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Government Equality Office (GEO) have said they are working with retailers to reduce their gender pay gaps.
Retailers up apprenticeships in face of levySubscription
Retailers plan to increase the number of apprenticeships they offer over the next two years, a survey by the British Retail Consortium has found.
Retail growth slowed in February, edging up by just 0.5% compared with last year, as Brexit uncertainty continues.
Shop price inflation at six year high Subscription
Shop price inflation in February rose by the highest rate in almost six years, driven by cost pressures building in the supply chain, new figures have shown.
January discounts tempt cautious consumersSubscription
Retail sales returned to year-on-year growth in January after a disappointing December, but the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG warned there is no guarantee the positive momentum will continue.
Dr Martens, Gap and Mothercare have joined other leading UK retailers in a new industry initiative created by the British Retail Consortium to advance sustainability, development and quality.
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.
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.