Current AffairsFeaturesGovernment & LegislationRetailers

A challenging retail environment

The last few months have been tough for UK retailers and with pressure on the high street unlikely to let up any time soon, factors such as Brexit, rising costs and online competition have left British merchants with little to celebrate.

Although the macroeconomic picture seems to have improved more recently, a study by the Centre for Retail Research suggests that 2018 is set to be the worst year for UK store closures since the financial crisis.

Back to top button