Tag : British Retail Consortium
Retail to bear brunt of business rates riseSubscription
Pressure is mounting on the government to reform business rates, as new research reveals the retail sector would face a £194.2m rise in its bills next April, despite the ongoing crisis on the high street.
Non-food price deflation eases in JulySubscription
Non-food deflation eased to its lowest level since December 2017 in July, new research from Nielsen and the British Retail Consortium shows.
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.
Non-food price deflation 'eases'Subscription
The average price of non-food items rose by 0.9% in June, compared with May, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Nielsen have reported.
Speaking at the British Retail Consortium’s annual retail industry lecture, Amazon’s UK country manager Doug Gurr talks about the next industrial revolution – the digital revolution – its impact on the retail industry and how to prepare for the changes.
Scottish retail sales soar in MaySubscription
Total retail sales in Scotland increased by 2.6% in May compared to a decrease of 0.2% in May 2017, the Scottish Retail Consortium reports, as good weather and bank holiday encouraged shoppers.
Retail insolvencies jump 7% year on yearSubscription
The number of retailers entering insolvency has increased by 7% in the past year, research by law firm RPC shows.
Non-food retail sales in the UK across stores and online fell 2.4% on a like-for-like basis year on year in the three months to 28 April – the biggest decrease since March 2009.
Drapers speaks to retailers about the British Retail Consortium’s drive to make the retail industry more sustainable by 2030.
The BRC has launched an action plan to advance sustainability, development and equality in the retail sector.