Insight and Opinion


April 12, 2021

Retail's grand re-opening 2.0

Today the non-essential retail market reopens in England after about 100 days of enforced closure following weeks of falling COVID-19 infections and ...

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March 29, 2021

Not Your Average British ‘Staycation’

Katie, Head of Operations at the Local Data Company is a seasoned traveller. In her latest blog she writes about her UK 'staycation' experience in ...

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March 24, 2021

Key findings from our retail and leisure analysis on 2020

Our latest report on retail and leisure market trends across 2020 is out now and available to download for free. 2020 was a year like no other, ...

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March 24, 2021

Independent retail market remains resilient in 2020 due to government support schemes

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing mass closures across the GB retail and leisure landscape, there were still 31,405 openings of independent units ...

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March 9, 2021

Under the iceberg – revealing the retail market frozen by COVID-19

As the clock ticks towards the end of government support schemes such as the deadline for the tenant eviction moratorium and the business rates ...

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February 19, 2021

The impact of the boohoo/ASOS acquisitions on GB retail locations

Recent news of two of the biggest online players in the fashion sector, ASOS and boohoo acquiring the Debenhams and Arcadia brands out of ...

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