Retail footfall increased by 1.4 percent year-on-year in March as shoppers took to the shops because of the month’s milder weather, in comparison to last year’s ‘Beast from the East

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has stated that the ‘no deal’ Brexit tariffs announced by the UK government is “a mixed bag for fashion” and will impact exporter

The British Retail Consortium has stated that “uncertainty” surrounding Brexit has hit retail growth for February. On a total basis, sales increased by 0.5 percent in February, against an

Footfall in January fell by 0.7 percent, according to monthly data from the British Retail Consortium and Springboard, however, it adds that the decline is smaller than the 1.6 percent fall seen in J

Last year proved difficult for the struggling UK high street, with new figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) revealing that some 70,000 jobs were lost in the UK retail sector in the final

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has called for a second referendum vote on Brexit, saying that a no-deal scenario should be “avoided at all costs”. The statement was released a day afte

Footfall figures for December 2018 released by British Retail Consortium and Springboard has revealed a drop of 2.6 percent, marking a thirteenth consecutive month of decline, however, it did mark a

Yes, according to new research from Met Office and the British Retail Consortium, and it is warning that non-food retailers should brace themselves for the cost of an Indian Summer, which could mean

The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium-Nielsen Shop Price Index reports that shop prices have risen for the first time in more than five years in August, breaking the deflation cycle o

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is calling on the Government to freeze business rates for two years to “ease pressure” on retailers, which it states are currently “under signifi

The British Retail Consortium’s Springboard insights monitor is predicting that Easter weekend footfall could increase by 2.4 percent compared to 2017, as long as freezing weather conditions do

More than twenty-five leading UK retailers, including John Lewis, Next and House of Fraser, have pledged to participate in a new sustainability action plan with the British Retail Consortium to tackl

The British Retail Consortium has released new evidence that highlights the importance to UK consumers of maintaining the benefits of trade deals that the EU has negotiated with other countries, espe

Footfall held steady during November, increasing by 0.2 percent year-on-year, helped by Black Friday discounting, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium. The year-on-year figure was

The British Retail Consortium has responded to the Bank of England putting up interest rates for the first time in ten years by calling on the Chancellor to “deliver a budget for shoppers&rdquo

The British Retail Consortium is calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond to include action to support consumer spending and help encourage private sector investment in the upcoming Budget. In a submissi

The British Retail Consortium and its members have introduced new voluntary codes of practice to further enhance the safety of children’s fancy dress costumes, ahead of Halloween. The UK trade

The British Retail Consortium, which represents the retail industry, has called on the Government to freeze business rates as UK inflation rises to 3 percent, a five-year high. The statement comes as

The British Retail Consortium has revealed that shop prices reached the shallowest deflation level in the last four years in September, with prices falling just 0.1 percent compared to a 0.3 percent

The British Retail Consortium is partnering with Timewise, the flexible recruitment specialist, to launch a new initiative to drive gender diversity in retail to support retailers’ efforts in i

The British Retail Consortium, which represents the retail industry, has named former Co-op chief executive Richard Pennycook as its new chairman. Pennycook will become the new chairman on February 1

Following Prime Minster Theresa May’s Brexit speech in Florence, where she called for a move to back a transition period, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has praised her for recognising con

Footfall in July fell by 1.1 percent, compared to the previous year, showing a “sea change” in consumers’ willingness to spend, according to the latest figures from the British Reta

The volume of smartphone searches for UK retail items has increased by 26 percent in the second quarter of 2017, compared with the same period a year ago, according to the latest figures from the Bri

The number of full-time jobs in retail fell by 3.3 percent in the second quarter of 2017, compared with the same period a year ago, according to research from the British Retail Consortium. The retai

Britons are spending more money using debit cards than cash, according to the annual Payments Survey from the British Retail Consortium. The survey reveals that card payments, debit and credit cards

The British Retail Consortium (BRC), the trade association for UK retailers, has launched a Grenfell Tower Retail Appeal in partnership with the Retail Trust to raise funds for those affected by the

The British Retail Consortium has launched its post-Brexit Tariff Roadmap for the next Government, highlighting Britain’s current import trade relationships, as well as the short-term risks and

The British Retail Consortium has challenged students to write a paper on “cyber security risks facing the UK retail industry”, with a focus on how to tackle them, to be in with the chanc

The number of jobs in retail fell at the end of last year, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium’s Employment Monitor, as retailers hired fewer seasonal staff and cut back on