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The impact of a no-deal Brexit on retailers would be exacerbated by the October deadline for the negotiations, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned.
Shop prices creep up in MaySubscription
Non-food prices increased by 0.2% month on month in May, as retailers struggle to absorb rising costs.
Industry outrage at Conservative Brexit chaosSubscription
The retail industry fears that prime minister Theresa May’s decision to step down as leader of the Conservative Party will cause “further disruption and political turmoil” for UK businesses, and has urged her successor to avoid a “catastrophic” no-deal Brexit.
Discounting slows down shop price inflationSubscription
Shop price inflation slowed down in April due to heavy discounting across clothing and footwear categories, new figures have shown.
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.
Brexit uncertainty ‘crippling fashion industry’Subscription
Retailers have told Drapers they are facing a “perfect storm” of cost rises, a record number of store closures, slumping sales and continued Brexit uncertainty.
Clothing sales survived an overall slump in March, thanks to Mothers’ Day, as Brexit uncertainty continues to negatively affect spending.
BRC calls for review of business taxationSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for the government to review the business rates system, which is “strangling our high streets”.
MPs reject May's EU withdrawal agreementSubscription
Prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been thrown out by MPs for a third time, creating further political uncertainty for UK businesses.
Brexit uncertainty hits retail salesSubscription
Retail sales in the UK increased by 0.4% in February, compared with January, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported today.