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Retail Insights

Retail Economics provide regular insights on UK retailing. Browse our extensive archive for insights on topics such as: Brexit, online retail developments, ONS Consumer Price Index, the outlook for UK retail, consumer sentiments and much more…

15 September 2016

Next points towards price rises

Richard Lim, Chief Executive, Retail Economics said: “These latest figures from Next are unnerving (NEXT Retail profit down 16.8 per cent) and suggest British fashion retailers are facing their toughe...

19 May 2016

Household income boosted by fall in inflation

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 0.3 per cent in April from 0.5 per cent in March – lower than consensus expectations of a 0.5 per cent rise. Air fares and clothing prices, which caused the Ind...