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BRC: Retail employment in the UK continues to fall

BRC: Retail employment in the UK continues to fall

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Despite the latest ONS labour market figures revealing that there’s a new record low for unemployment in the UK, the retail sector is still struggling.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 15th 2017 at 11:37AM
How did high street and online retail sales fare in August?

How did high street and online retail sales fare in August?

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Throughout August, UK retail sales increased by 1.3% on a like-for-like basis compared to the same period a year before, according to the latest Retail Sales Monitor from BRC and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 8th 2017 at 10:17AM
Retailers 'running out of options' for protecting shoppers from significant price increases since Brexit decision

Retailers 'running out of options' for protecting shoppers from significant price increases since Brexit decision

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed that non-food retailers are struggling to keep prices down on imported goods since the EU referendum.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 11:16AM
Pre-Black Friday sales could be the answer to a cracking Christmas

Pre-Black Friday sales could be the answer to a cracking Christmas

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As the retail world starts to prepare for the impending holiday season, many are thinking about their strategies to make the most of Christmas shoppers.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 24th 2017 at 11:31AM

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Footfall declined in most shopping destinations in July

Footfall declined in most shopping destinations in July

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The latest BRC-Springboard Footfall and vacancies monitor has revealed another slow month for UK retail footfall.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 16th 2017 at 11:52AM
Satisfying EU consumers through your digital offering is 'crucial', BRC tells UK retailers

Satisfying EU consumers through your digital offering is 'crucial', BRC tells UK retailers

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Retail search growth in the second quarter of 2017 has been driven by smartphones, with Estonia demonstrating the strongest appetite for UK retailers.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 7th 2017 at 10:06AM
UK retail employment falls due to new tech and policies

UK retail employment falls due to new tech and policies

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has reported a reduction in employment throughout the UK retail sector in the second quarter of 2017, thanks to the restructuring of the industry.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 31st 2017 at 11:44AM
High streets and retail parks saw solid growth in footfall throughout June

High streets and retail parks saw solid growth in footfall throughout June

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Footfall in June was 0.8% up on a year ago according to the latest BRC/Springboard Footfall and Vacancies tracker.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 24th 2017 at 11:47AM

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Debit cards become no.1 payment method in UK, but is the price still too high for retailers?

Debit cards become no.1 payment method in UK, but is the price still too high for retailers?

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More than 50 per cent of all retail transactions were made by debit cards throughout 2016, according to the new Payments Survey from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 14th 2017 at 10:54AM
Former MP William Bain joins BRC to work on 'Fair Brexit' campaign

Former MP William Bain joins BRC to work on 'Fair Brexit' campaign

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has appointed former MP William Bain to “accelerate its research and further strengthen its voice on Brexit”.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 27th 2017 at 4:09PM
BRC asks for further clarity for EU nationals working in UK retail

BRC asks for further clarity for EU nationals working in UK retail

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has been campaigning for the rights of EU nationals currently in the UK and UK nationals in other EU member states to be confirmed since ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 27th 2017 at 10:44AM
BRC reacts to Queen's Speech: 'Encouraging news for retailers'

BRC reacts to Queen's Speech: 'Encouraging news for retailers'

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The Queen’s Speech took place yesterday, outlining a number of new laws aimed at preparing the UK for a “smooth and orderly” exit from the European Union.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 11:47AM

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Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

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The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that inflation continued to rise in May, placing UK consumers in a tricky position when it comes to managing their ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:09AM
High street footfall down in May - steepest decline since June 2016

High street footfall down in May - steepest decline since June 2016

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BRC and Springboard’s footfall and vacancies monitor for May has revealed that footfall fell by 1.0% in the UK, the first decline since February.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 12th 2017 at 4:50PM
'It's vital that the next Government helps retailers keep prices low' says BRC as UK sales slow

'It's vital that the next Government helps retailers keep prices low' says BRC as UK sales slow

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The latest retail sales monitor report from BRC and KPMG has revealed that consumer spending slowed in May both online and on the high street.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 6th 2017 at 11:08AM