Tag : British Retail Consortium
Industry bodies have said the UK government’s proposal for a temporary customs union after Brexit will reassure retail businesses.
High street footfall drops in JulySubscription
Footfall in July dipped by 1.1% on last year in the four weeks to 29 July 2017, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard footfall and vacancies monitor indicates.
Retail sales growth slows during JulySubscription
Retail sales growth in the UK slowed in the four weeks to 29 July.
Fashion multiples are shifting their workforce strategies, and reducing the number of roles, to manage growing costs, fluctuating currency rates and improvements in technology.
July shop prices static for non-food retailSubscription
Non-food retail prices dipped by 0.1% in the four days between 3 to 7 July, staying mostly static compared with a 1.4% decrease in the previous month.
Number of retail jobs declines Subscription
The number of full-time jobs in retail fell by 3.3% in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, research from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) indicates.
June sunshine boosts footfallSubscription
Footfall across the UK’s retail destinations edged up 0.8% in June compared with the same period in 2016, thanks to soaring summer temperatures during the month.
Shop price deflation slowsSubscription
Shop price deflation has slowed to the shallowest rate seen in three and a half years, the latest research has found.
The Queen’s speech was encouraging for retailers, British Retail Consortium (BRC) chief executive Helen Dickinson said on Wednesday.
BRC urges next government to ease rates burden Subscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and other trade bodies have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond and the other two main political parties to urge the next government to ease the business rates burden.