Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has called in advisers from Deloitte to launch a ‘radical review’ of Arcadia, as the fashion group risks losing 100 stores when their leases come to an end

Consumer spending dropped by 1 percent in December 2018, with the run-up to Christmas hitting the sector particularly hard, new data shows. Visa’s UK Consumer Spending Index, compiled by IHS Ma

Holiday discounting and a last-minute surge of Christmas shopping did little to restore festive cheer to the UK high street in December, according to new figures by accountancy and business advisory

It looks like poor weather this weekend has further hurt the UK’s struggling high street, with footfall down 9 percent on Saturday compared to the same day last year, according to retail expert

In what seems like the metaphorical cherry on top of a year of uncertainty for UK retail, Theresa May cancelled Parliament’s vote on her EU Withdrawal Agreement on Monday, just a day before it

It looks like the challenge facing the UK high street is set to continue this Christmas, with footfall in December predicted to drop by 4.2 percent, according to new figures by retail intelligence co

It looks like there’s more bad news for UK independent retailers, as the number of independent stores continues to drop across the UK, according to data released by the British Independent Reta

Mild inflation has returned to the UK, with shop prices rising in November for only the third time in the last five years. But this isn't good news for everyone, with increases in food prices acceler

British brand Jack Wills has reportedly received a 10 million pound cash injection from an unnamed Italian investor. According to Sky News, a wealthy Italian family office - and investor in Jack Wil

Owner of Sports Direct Mike Ashley has threatened to close all 17 of his stores in Intu Properties' shopping centres, after the landlord refused to accept Ashley’s terms on four House of Fraser

Following a spate of recent closures, it’s been confirmed that the House of Fraser (HoF) in Swindon will remain open, after Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley came to an agreement with the Swindon

Love it or hate it, it looks like Black Friday is here to stay, with the UK sales extravaganza now reaching almost every nook and cranny of both the online and physical retail world. But under the we

The Black Friday discount period, once restricted to the US market, has undoubtedly made a name for itself in the UK, but the shopping bonanza seems to have somewhat lost its buzz in recent years. We

Retailers across the UK are developing ‘Sixty Second Security’ strategies to protect staff and customers from potential terrorist attacks. The strategy, which is led by Counter Terrorism

London-based retail technology start-up NearSt has partnered with Google to make it easier for customers to know what’s in stock at their local stores. The new partnership will allow customers

The run-up to Christmas has to date not spurred a boost in sales, with the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reporting retail sales fell to a six-month low in October. Accord to the ONS a buoyant s

'Tis the season to be jolly, especially when your favourite brands are likely to be on sale from right about now. Across the retail spectrum - from department stores to e-commerce pureplayers to onli

The Chancellor of the UK government this week set out the budget for the coming year, including a 675 million pound Future High Streets Fund aimed to bolster the struggling high street with improved

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