The Retail Think Tank serves to give a balanced, considered, and unbiased view on what the true state of affairs for the retail sector is.

The Retail Think Tank has been conceived and created to provide the authoritative, credible and most trusted window on what is really happening in retail and to develop thought leadership on the key areas influencing the future of retailing in the UK. The intended audience for the outputs of the RTT is primarily retailers as well as anyone with an interest in all aspects of retail and retailing.

Has retail health improved?

Every quarter members of the RTT make quantitative assessments of the impact on retail health of demand, margins and costs* for the quarter just completed and a forecast of the quarter ahead. These scores are submitted individually and aggregated for the RTT’s quarterly meeting. View Health Index

The State of Retail Today

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COVID-19 obliterates hopes of improved retail health for the foreseeable future, the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank says

28 April 2020 The Retail Health Index fell by 3 points to 71 in the first quarter of 2020, a new record low Health is predicted to deteriorate further and even more sharply in the second quarter of 2020 – by 9 points to 62 – although this is highly dependent on the length and…

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Our Members - Providing authoritative, credible and trusted opinions on what is really happening in retail.

The members of the Retail Think Tank cover a broad spectrum of specialities, with each individual offering a unique perspective on the retail market.

The board meet each quarter to discuss, analyse and dissect the current state of retail and look ahead to the next three months and beyond.