Retail insight

October 19, 2020

PwC Press Release: Store closures: twice the rate of last year as net decline now at highest level in five years

Shop closures have hit record levels with over twice as many net store closures in the first half of 2020 in comparison to last year, according to ...

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September 22, 2020

The impact of the work from home revolution on retail

Whether you love it or hate it, working from home (or WFH) has become a normal part of our professional lives. While we are starting to see the ...

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September 9, 2020

Market update - Post lockdown retail and leisure reopening trends

Post-lockdown reopening update – full market The reopening rate at the end of August across the entire retail and leisure market was 71.3%, with ...

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A week on the high street

October 21, 2020

A week on the high street - 21st October 2020

retail Another 400 jobs are to be axed at food to go brand, Pret as it continues to struggle in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Six shops will ...

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October 15, 2020

A week on the high street - 15th October 2020

retail Edinburgh Woollen Mill which owns brands including Peacocks, Jaeger, Austin Reed and Jacques Vert among others is on the brink of collapse ...

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October 7, 2020

A week on the high street - 7th October 2020

retail US giant Walmart has completed the sale of supermarket chain Asda to the Issa brothers for £6.8bn. Co-founders of EG Group Mohsin and Zuber ...

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