In and out of a pandemic: the GB leisure industry, 2019-2022
The hospitality sector bore the brunt of lockdown: restrictions on table sizes, social distancing rules, cancelled sports and entertainment events ...
Local Data Company Celebrates 19th Birthday
As the Local Data Company celebrates its 19th birthday, our founder and CEO, Barnaby Oswald, shares his thoughts.
Commercial property trends in review: H1 2022
Although the retail sector began to see signs of post-COVID recovery by the end of 2021, we remained cautious of further uncertainty. As we reach the ...
Landsec and Completely Retail Marketplaces' Soapbox X Landsec competition winner announced
LANDSEC AND COMPLETELY RETAIL MARKETPLACE JOINED FORCES TO LAUNCH A COMPETITION FOR DISRUPTIVE BRANDS AND START-UPS AT COMPLETELY RETAIL MARKETPLACE ...
Fewer empty shops but uncertainty ahead: BRC - Local Data Company Vacancy Monitor, Q1 2022
This blog reports on Q1 2022. If you would like to see the most recent results for Q2 2022, download your copy here. In the first quarter of 2022, the overall GB vacancy rate decreased to 14.1%, which was a 0.3 percentage point down from Q4 2021. ...
7 min Read April 29, 2022
Ground-breaking retail and leisure property listings platform will give access to 90%+ of UK availability
A new online listings platform created by The Local Data Company (LDC) and CompletelyRetail.co.uk will give access to more than 90% of all the retail and leisure properties which are currently on the market in the UK. For national and independent ...
2 min Read February 4, 2021
CRISIS DRIVEN VACANCIES CONTINUE TO CLIMB
This blog reports on Q4 2020. If you would like to see the most recent results for Q2 2022, download your copy here. In the fourth quarter of 2020, the overall GB vacancy rate increased to 13.7%, from 13.2% in Q3. Also, it was 1.6 percentage points ...
3 min Read February 1, 2021
Pandemic begins to push up vacancy rates
This blog reports on Q2 2020. If you would like to see the most recent results for Q2 2022, download your copy here. In the second quarter of 2020, the overall GB vacancy rate increased to 12.4%, from 12.2% in Q1. This was the eight consecutive ...
3 min Read July 31, 2020
TROUBLE AHEAD FOR RETAIL VACANCY RATES
The British Retail Consortium is proud to announce its new partnership with the Local Data Company to create the BRC-LDC Vacancy Monitor. The launch coincides with one of the biggest upheavals to the global economy in modern history, this quarterly ...
3 min Read May 11, 2020
AI in retail, flexitarianism and simplicity driving efficiencies – a roundup of LDC’s 18th Retail and Leisure Trends Summit
Last week saw our 18th Retail and Leisure Trends Summit, held at the beautiful BCLP LLP offices at London Bridge. We had some fantastic speakers who joined us to discuss the theme of ‘Driving Retail Intelligence with Big Data’. For those that missed ...
5 min Read November 14, 2018
Infographic - Retailing in Wales' Towns and Cities in 2017
The latest report by the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) and LDC looks at the general health and emerging trends in retail across Welsh towns and cities in 2017. The report is presented in four sections ...
1 min Read January 23, 2018
[Infographic] Retailing in Scotland's Largest Towns and Cities 2017
The latest report by the Institute for Retail Studies - University of Stirling and LDC looks at the latest retail health and trends across Scotland's towns and cities. The report is presented in three sections focusing in turn on retail premises, ...
1 min Read November 30, 2017
[Infographic] - Retail & Leisure Trends in H1 2017 "Turning Point"
On September 14th 2017, we held our 16th Retail & Leisure Summit where we launched our Footfall Heatmap (as of 2022 no longer available) and released data on the latest trends of 2017. The first six months of 2017 produced a remarkable ...
1 min Read September 14, 2017
Subscribe to our newsletter
For the latest insights, data and product news from across the Local Data Company group