The easing of lockdown restrictions is good news for struggling high streets, but consumers are still wary.
Shoppers like to touch products – and this can also make them spend more.
Thankfully, a growing number of private equity firms are trying to invest more responsibly.
Retail closures are concentrated in city centres.
A space the size of 284 Bluewaters is surplus to requirements.
People are still drinking coffee but where they drink it and how they make it is changing.
Coronavirus has shifted the mood in society, and the fashion industry should strike while the iron is hot.
The coronavirus pandemic is shaking a system that was pretty wobbly already.
As the British retail landscape shifts and sales fall, how much longer will Christmas ads be a fixture of the season?
The success – and failure – of brands like Topshop and Burton has been in lockstep with the high street.
Chain restaurants are as authentic to the British food world as the inns and taverns of the 18th century.
He's a top chef, a natural on TV, but perhaps Jamie Oliver underestimated the difficulties of running a restaurant chain in a recession.
Forget Brexit or online competition. Millennials are just not consuming with the same fervour as their mums and dads.
Getting into the Christmas spirit means buying stuff. But how much is too much?
It's not just affecting areas in post-industrial decline – retail spaces are closing and losing value across England and Wales.
Councils are facing their own revenue crisis – and local businesses are paying the price.
From grand designs to diving girls, department stores were once the star attractions of Britain's towns and cities.
The challenges facing town centres and high streets are intensifying.
Glance at House of Fraser, John Lewis et al and you might think it's time to give up the ghost.
Bricks and mortar stores can play a crucial component in the future of retail.