The UK womenswear market grew by 3.2 percent to 28.4 billion in 2017 -- just one woman in twenty didn’t buy any new clothes in 2017, according to a research by market intelligence agency Mintel

UK retailers are not in optimal health according to a new report, with many businesses experiencing ‘significant’ financial stress. The results were published by Begbies Traynor’s R

The government has announced that an expert panel led by Sir John Timpson, chairman of dry cleaner and shoe repair retailer Timpson, has been appointed to advise on the future health of the UK high s

The high street has experienced the worst first half to a year in more than a decade, as sales dropped for a fifth consecutive month, according to the BDO High Street Sales Tracker. Retail sales fell

London - The month of February was as miserable for its cold weather snap as it was for UK retail. Following the release of the disappointing figures from BDO High Street Sales Tracker on Friday, the

London - New Look is the latest high street retailer to succumb to difficult trading conditions, as the fashion brand confirms its application for a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA). The struggling

London - Retail experts predict a total of 9,500 stores are likely to close down this year, a 30 percent increase on 2017 if the government moves forward with plans to increase business rates. Up to

London - High street retailers ranging from H&M to House of Fraser to Asos have already begun their Black Friday deals, despite research indicating an overall lack of interest in the day as well

UK fashion retailers suffered an eight year low in July as consumers think twice about spending on non-essential items. According to accountancy firm BDO's monthly High Street Tracker, sales of fashi

British high street fashion retailers faced a sales slump this May, brought on by a slowing demand for fashion, accessories, and footwear according to the latest BDO High Street Sales Tracker. High s

London - Online fashion retailers have set a precedence to adopt omnichannel strategies, accounting for 29.6 percent of all all online retailers taking up physical retail space in the UK. According t

The uncertainties of Brexit and storm Doris, which hit the UK at the end of last month, appeared to have a negative impact on retail sales in February. According to a recent survey released by Reuter

London - British retailers and fashion companies will be in for a shock as consumer confidence dips in February with Brexit and rising interest rates becoming reality. Research from Gfk, a company th

Footfall increased 0.1 percent within all retail locations across the UK during the month of August in comparison to the same month last year. This increase has been largely attributed to the “

The August bank holiday saw shoppers shun the high street, as footfall numbers fell by 4.1 percent. This comes despite a prediction of a 6.5 percent increase in shoppers by footfall monitor Springboa

A thorough analysis of the UK high street is about to take place with a new project partnership between the Local Data Company (LDC), UCL and Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). Titled the SmartStr

A slight rise in footfall during the month of May has been hailed a temporary break through the clouds, as visitor numbers increased 0.3 percent year on year last month. High streets and retail parks

The future of UK retail remains uncertain in the wake of the Brexit vote later this month. The fashion industry has seen a stagnant high street affected by slow sales of spring and early summer merch

As takeover rumours continue to swirl following British Home Stores (BHS) collapse into administration, the team of the 88-year retailers launches its own crusade to garner up support. The high stree

The UK’s high street was severely shaken up last week when department store group BHS and clothing retailer Austin Reed entered into administration days after each other. In order to survive th

Footfall dropped by 2.7 percent in March in comparison to the same period last year across all UK retail destinations, as poor weather conditions combined with the early Easter took full effect. Foot

UK consumers shopping the high street for full price merchandise dipped in February, following a bright start to the new year when there were plenty of bargains to lure them out. High street sales f

British retailers were given a boost in January with an overall uplift of 1.2 percent in retail footfall, following a 2.2 percent decline in December. The figures released by the British Retail Conso

High street fashion retailers are missing out on an annual spend worth 9 billion pounds through not engaging with shoppers who are increasingly researching fashion choices before purchasing, accordin

Footfall on British high streets during the week from December 28 to January 1 fell 3 percent when compared to the same week last year. According to retail data firm Springboard, Britain’s hig

London - The ongoing fight for reducing business rates for the UK's retailers could soon be considered a lost cause. With new calculations set up by the current government, the UK's high street retai

With changing shopping habits and an evolving high street, the British Retail Consortium has warned more than 80,000 stores across the UK could close within two years without an adjustment of busines

The new owners of high street fashion chain BHS are said to be in discussion with potential new backers in the hopes of raising up to 70 million pounds in funding. Retail Acquisitions, the small con

Although retail administrations led to the closure of 735 stores and close to 5,000 job losses in 2014, the UK high street is said to be showing signs of recovery and is "re-emerging" after four year

Overall UK retail footfall witnessed a 1.0 percent decline last month compared to year-on-year, an increase from the 0.8 percent drop in April, according to the latest data from Springboard. All thre