Vacancy rate ‘worst in over four years’, says BRC

Posted Thursday |
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Footfall also saw its worst decline for July since 2012, but retail parks continued to fare better than other shopping destinations

Retailers come together to demand Chancellor ‘fix business taxation’

Posted 13th August |
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Screwfix and B&Q are among the companies that have signed the letter to Chancellor Sajid Javid

Retail sales remain flat in July after ‘worst June on record’

Posted 12th August |
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Over the three months to July, non-food retail sales dropped by 2% on a like-for-like basis, the BRC said

FIESTA puts out ‘urgent’ appeal to furniture manufacturers

Posted 5th August |
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The organisation is calling on manufacturers to ‘financially support vital work needed’ to renew an apprenticeship standard

Howdens sees uplift in UK revenue for first half of 2019

Posted 1st August |
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The group said it has taken a ‘number of measures’ in preparation for a no-deal Brexit

Non-food prices see sharp decline in July

Posted 1st August |
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Shoppers continue to be cautious about their spending, causing retailers to use price discounts to attract customers

Travis Perkins details future for Wickes as stand-alone business

Posted 31st July |
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The group said the demerger of Wickes is a ‘key component’ of its strategy to focus on trade customers

Egger Group reports increase in turnover for 2018/19

Posted 29th July |
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However, adjusted EBITDA declined by 4.7% for the 2018/2019 financial year

Electrolux sees drop in sales in Q2 2019

Posted 23rd July |
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‘The uncertainty on trade tariffs continues to impact our visibility,’ said CEO Jonas Samuelson, pictured

Blum's turnover rises by €48m in 2018/2019

Posted 23rd July |
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However, the group said there is a ‘great deal of uncertainty’ about future global economic development

Homebase buys Bathstore

Posted 22nd July |
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The DIY chain said it plans on opening a ‘significant’ number of Bathstore concessions in its own stores

BiKBBI launches new financial protection scheme for members

Posted 22nd July |
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MemberSafe includes an early warning system that alerts members to signs of risk in businesses they deal with

Footfall remains on downward slide in June

Posted 19th July |
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High streets and shopping centres were hit the worst, while retail parks saw a 0.1% increase in footfall last month

Retail sales continue to fall as consumers remain wary

Posted 17th July |
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‘The continued risk of a no-deal Brexit is harming consumer confidence,’ said BRC CEO Helen Dickinson

Shop prices slide back into deflation

Posted 12th July |
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June’s figure was ‘driven by the sharp decline in non-food prices’, the BRC said


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