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Weekly Winners in Retail – 17.08.20

Amongst the further redundancies and store closures, there has been plenty of good news to shout about with retail sales up 3.2% in the four weeks from 5th July to the 1st August (Source BRC-KPMG). Although still not trading up overall year on year, this news gives us some hope. We also have seen some […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 10.08.20

In a week which saw England embrace the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ government scheme, retailers watch on anxiously to see whether the initiative will have a ripple effect on both consumer confidence, footfall and sales. Whilst we await the results on whether the economy has been boosted, we are celebrating our latest good news […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 03.08.20

In last week’s Weekly Winners, we asked how the wearing of face masks may be affecting shopping? Although it’s still early days, it has been reported by the Daily Mail that footfall across England is down by 1.6%, with retail parks reducing by 6.6% and shopping centres at -4.4%. As consumers, we are not surprised […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 27.07.20

If retailers didn’t have enough on their plate with limited customers allowed in a store and extra costs to protect the safety of their staff and customers, the next government restriction has meant that customers will have to be turned away if they are not wearing a mask. So how will this impact on sales […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 20.07.20

This week’s news has been dominated by the latest government initiatives to reignite the economy. This has included face masks becoming compulsory from the 24th of the July in shops and Rishi Sunak announcing VAT reducing to 5% for hospitality providers with immediate effect. We believe there are still big questions despite the latest measures […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 13.07.20

Last week was a challenging week for many, with significant negative press surrounding some of the giants of retail. Boohoo lost reseller support and saw their share prices drop amid claims of some of their products being manufactured in poor worker conditions. Whilst Boots and John Lewis had to make a large amount of their […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 06.07.20

Saying it has been another tough week in retail would be an understatement. More established brands including Harveys and Bensons entered administration and we have seen a significant increase in redundancies throughout the week, as retailers are forced to close stores and reduce their staff. However, with every Monday, RetailRecovery looks to start the week […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail – 29.06.20

The last week has been another busy one in retail, as the phased reopening of stores continued across England, non-essential stores in Wales are now open for business and Scotland carried out their final preparation. There have also been many challenges reported, with landlords only receiving 15% of their rent during rent week for the […]

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Weekly Winners in Retail 22.06.20

Its been another busy week in retail, with the main headline of course being the reopening of non-essential stores in England, with Wales and Scotland to follow this week and next week respectively. However, there has been many other good news stories, which has caught RetailRecovery’s attention this week. We have spent some time profiling […]