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  • Year in review index

    Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription

    Features14 December 2018

    As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months

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    Primark CFO: 'high street is not dead'Subscription

    News7 November 2018

    Primark does not believe that online retail will kill the high street, John Bason, chief financial officer at the retailer’s owner, Associated British Foods, has told Drapers. 

  • ldo entrance at night

    Budget offers little help for London Designer OutletSubscription

    News2 November 2018

    Almost three-quarters of London Designer Outlet’s retailers will not benefit from business rates reforms announced by the chancellor this week, its developer has said.

  • Philip Hammond  Spring Budget

    Chancellor set to give £300m tax cut to deprived townsSubscription

    News22 October 2018

    Chancellor Philip Hammond is reported to be considering a £300m tax cut for shops in Britain’s most deprived town centres in a bid to help the high street.

  • Philip Hammond  Spring Budget

    BRC calls for business rate action in BudgetSubscription

    News17 October 2018

    The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to address the “unsustainable burden” of business rates in his autumn Budget.

  • high street lincoln england

    Retailers welcome government hints at tax reformSubscription

    News2 October 2018

    Retailers have welcomed signals from the government that business rates reform and an online sales tax could be on the horizon but warned against any short-term “sop” to business.

  • Philip Hammond

    Chancellor considers 'Amazon tax' after HoF collapseSubscription

    News10 August 2018

    Chancellor Philip Hammond has indicated that he is seriously considering introducing an “Amazon tax” in an attempt to level the playing field between struggling retailers and online-only operators.

  • chancellor philip hammond rex features

    Retailers call for business-friendly Budget Subscription

    News14 November 2017

    Multiples and independents are calling for business rate relief and a focus on boosting consumer confidence from the upcoming autumn Budget to help counteract tough trade on the high street.

  • Philip Hammond  Spring Budget

    Chancellor 'scrapping business rates rise'Subscription

    News6 November 2017

    Chancellor Philip Hammond is poised to scrap plans to raise business rates by 3.9% next April.

  • Chelmsford High Street by Ambernectar13 Flickr CC

    Autumn Statement: Failure to reform business rates is ‘missed opportunity’Subscription

    News23 November 2016

    The chancellor has been criticised for failing to address the burden of business rates in today’s Autumn Statement, as forecasts suggest next year is going to be even more challenging with slower growth and rising inflation.

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