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Retail parks continue to attract most footfall, says BRC

Posted today - 13:25pm | Money Matters

Shopping centres and high streets saw drops in footfall of 3.1% and 1.9%, respectively, in January

‘Never a better time’ for manufacturers to export

Posted 12th February | Money Matters

The low value of the pound and generous US duty threshold has created ideal exporting conditions, says ParcelHero

Online searches for home products increase in Q4 2017

Posted 8th February | Money Matters

Overseas searches for UK brands also rose by 19%, according to the BRC

Nobia sees sales drop in UK market in Q4 2017

Posted 7th February | Money Matters

Operating profit also took a hit due to ‘discontinuation costs’ of the group’s Homebase kitchen supplier unit

Non-food prices ‘creeping towards inflation’

Posted 6th February | Money Matters

Shop prices remained in deflationary territory for the 57th consecutive month in January, says BRC CEO Helen Dickinson

Homebase under review following 'poor' performance

Posted 5th February | Money Matters

Owner Wesfarmers anticipates pre-tax loss of £97m for its UK operations due to Homebase’s performance

Apprenticeship levy has ‘failed to take off’

Posted 26th January | Money Matters

The Institute of Directors and British Retail Consortium have both warned the system is not working

Retailers to benefit from ‘home mover cycle’ in 2018

Posted 24th January | Money Matters

The purchasing power of home movers typically reaches around £12bn per year, TwentyCi said

Growth for UK manufacturing ‘remains solid’ at close of 2017

Posted 19th January | Money Matters

More than 50% of UK manufacturers expect production to rise over the coming year

AO World sees UK revenue increase in Q3

Posted 18th January | Money Matters

The company said that the UK market is currently ‘fiercely competitive’

Half a million businesses in ‘significant’ financial distress

Posted 17th January | Money Matters

However, firms with a ‘strong export book’ benefitted from the devaluation of the Pound, particularly in manufacturing

Footfall drops ‘sharply’ in December 2017

Posted 16th January | Money Matters

Consumers are turning more to online even for Christmas shopping, the BRC said

Retail sales see small growth in December 2017

Posted 10th January | Money Matters

Non-food retailers feel sting as consumers opt to spend money on ‘essential items’ like food, says BRC

Rise in retailer administrations for first time in five years

Posted 9th January | Money Matters

Insolvencies in higher value categories indicate a drop in consumer spending ‘is starting to bite’, says Deloitte

Topps Tiles experiences revenue increase for Q1 2018

Posted 9th January | Money Matters

However, the company said it is retaining its ‘prudent view’ of market conditions for 2018

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