Retail sales declined by a dramatic 18.1% in April, delivering another worrying blow to the already struggling high street. As the high street gears to open up on 4 July, what does this mean for independent retailers?
Restaurants are taking over the British high street as consumer appetites veer towards food and beverage over bricks-and-mortar retail. Here’s why.
“The customer is no longer king; the customer is the master of the universe,” says retail mogul and current chairman of Ocado Lord Stuart Rose.
‘Classic’ high street retailers are in trouble, but growing SMEs don’t have to be.