There is no doubt that this year has been a disruptive year for retail, but the amount of change is on a similar scale to past periods of disruption. Retailers need to adapt to avoid becoming redundant
Welcome back to our Retail Predictions 2019. We have developed 6 predictions for 2019 with our market knowledge and we have had the chance to discuss them with retail leaders at our last round table. This instalment will focus on predictions 3 and 4.
Prediction 3: Physical retailing – Doing more with less
New figures show the national town centre vacancy rate was 9.9 per cent in January 2019, up from 8.9% the previous year. As the pressure on the high street continues, the market is splitting; some are struggling to keep afloat, whilst others are experiencing record pro...