Tag: high street

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Store vacancy rate unchanged for first time in three years

The store vacancy rate remained unchanged at 14.5% in the third quarter of the year, 1.3 percentage points...

Shoppers
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Driver shortage stalls footfall recovery

UK footfall decreased by 16.8% in September compared to pre-pandemic figures, but increased 1.2 percentage point on August’s...

Paddy Lillis
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Shopworkers’ union calls for retail recovery plan

Retail trade union Usdaw has urged the Chancellor to announce an urgent recovery plan for the retail industry...

empty shops
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Usdaw calls for Government recovery plan to save high street

Retail trade union Usdaw has urged the Government to sit down with employers and trade unions to agree...

Leigh Sparks
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What should we value about retailing and towns and what should we do about them?

Recent weeks have shown that the concept of ‘place’ has become more important to more people than ever...

closed sign
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Time for real government action to ‘save our shops’?

The Scottish Retail Consortium and shopworkers union Usdaw are leading the calls for immediate government action to tackle what they...

Futuristic high street
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61% worry ‘high street will disappear in 10 years’

A new survey has revealed that most shoppers have genuine concerns about the long-term future of the high...

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Desperate times call for desperate measures

The death of the high street has been predicted ever since Jesus was an altar boy, but the...

Inverness, where Flat Earthers have rented a shop
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Flat Earthers rent shop in Inverness

Nothing gets UTC’s dander up more than the sight of a High Street with boarded-up shops. Nothing that...

Shoppers
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New approach needed to revitalise Britain’s high streets

A hard-hitting report has proposed a radical new model to get investment back into Britain’s high streets. The...