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high street

Rising business rates continue to put pressure on West End retailersSubscription

18 March 2019

Escalating business rates are continuing to put pressure on high-end West End retailers, according to the latest figures from global property consultancy Colliers International.

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Shop prices edges upwards despite discountingSubscription

4 January 2019

Shop Price inflation accelerated in December to 0.3%, up from 0.1% in November, representing the fourth month of inflation in five years and the highest inflation rate since April 2013.

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Early indications reveal footfall slump on Boxing DaySubscription

2 January 2019

Footfall on Boxing Day (December 26) for the period up until 12pm was 4.2% lower than the same period in 2017, according to data from Springboard.

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London’s West End to receive £186m boost in last minute Christmas shopping rushSubscription

21 December 2018

Shoppers visiting London’s West End are expected to spend £186m in the final three days before Christmas.

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Footfall decline forecasted ahead of final shopping week before ChristmasSubscription

18 December 2018

Footfall monitoring service Springboard is forecasting that there will continue to be a decline in footfall over the next week, the final shopping week before Christmas, compared to the same period last year.

The convenience of the internet means shoppers are hitting the high street much later

Mintel forecasts 4% growth for retail sales in DecemberSubscription

20 November 2018

Global research firm Mintel predicts that this December’s retail sales will reach £47.7 billion (incl. VAT), growing 4% compared to last December, when sales hit £45.8 billion.

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Black Friday will do little to help the high street, says SpringboardSubscription

19 November 2018

Black Friday and the weekend that follows will do very little to help the beleaguered high street.