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BRC: 'Lack of wage growth is a concern for both retail and the UK economy'

BRC: 'Lack of wage growth is a concern for both retail and the UK economy'

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The latest ONS Labour Market data has been published today (November 15th) revealing that pay growth showed little sign of keeping up with the current rate of inflation.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2017 at 11:04AM
Retailers 'face concerns over margins' as they plan for additional £270m in businesses rates in 2018

Retailers 'face concerns over margins' as they plan for additional £270m in businesses rates in 2018

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Nielsen have announced their latest shop price index for October 2017, revealing that shop prices decreased at the same annual rate as in September.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 1st 2017 at 10:15AM
BRC: Retail employment in the UK continues to fall

BRC: Retail employment in the UK continues to fall

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Despite the latest ONS labour market figures revealing that there’s a new record low for unemployment in the UK, the retail sector is still struggling.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 15th 2017 at 11:37AM
Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

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The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that inflation continued to rise in May, placing UK consumers in a tricky position when it comes to managing their ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:09AM