Sunday, October 24, 2021

Retailers must help consumers reduce carbon emissions, say experts

Goods sold to consumers account for 30% of all UK emissions, making the retail industry one of the largest contributors to climate change

Business rates furor rages on as retail leaders demand ‘fundamental change’...

The letter claims that 'the current business rates system is broken and there must now be fundamental change'

Retail expert laments ‘fragility of consumer confidence’ as wet weather dampens...

After a strong start in September wet weather and fuel shortages soon saw shops reporting the worst footfall levels in over two months

CW Sellors sees profits triple YoY through pandemic thanks to ‘particularly...

Jeweller said the 'flexible and robust business model' it created in response to the pandemic has paid dividends both in and out of lockdown

New Robinson Pelham service helps men choose the right jewellery for...

New jewellery concierge service is intended to help men buy a piece that will be treasured rather than returned to the shop

Astley Clarke debuts first brick-and-mortar site at London’s Seven Dials

Store houses the jeweller’s full collection of fine and demi-fine jewellery, including exclusive locket personalisation services

Government’s ‘levelling up’ retail agenda undermined by tax on shops, shows...

WPI and BRC both claim that Government's £4.8bn investment in infrastructure improvements is being undermined by the negative effects

Retailers see ‘increasing challenges on a number of fronts’ as store...

'As post-lockdown pent-up demand has softened, the growth in retail sales we have seen over the past few months slowed,' claimed BRC chief Helen Dickinson

Parify gets on top of EU lighting directive with halogen lamp...

September 2018 saw the final stage of this directive complete, with the UK government confirming earlier this year that from September 1st 2021, it will apply to British shores too.

Pent-up post-lockdown demand eases as retail growth slows

On a total basis, sales increased by 3.0% in August, against a growth of 3.9% in the same month last year.