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Retail health dips over Quarter 4 for first time in five years

The KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank has stated that retail health in the UK dropped in Quarter 4 2017 – the first time this has occurred over the golden quarter since 2012. The overall health of UK retail dropped one point in Quarter 4 2017. Increased demand during the Black Friday promotional period and in the…

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Retail Think Tank predicts first Q4 dip in retail health since 2012

The KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank has stated that Quarter 3 2017 brought some respite to retail health. After two quarters of decline, it levelled out, but it is predicted to drop again in Quarter 4. If true, this would represent the first time that retail health would have declined between a third and fourth quarter…

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Retail Think Tank predicts worst run of retail health for five years

The KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank has stated that the health of the UK retail sector fell in Quarter 2 2017, and is predicted to drop even further in Quarter 3. This would represent three consecutive quarters of negative health performance, something that has not happened since 2012. The overall health of the UK retail market…

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Rising costs hurt retailers in Quarter 4

The health of the UK retail sector remained flat for the second consecutive quarter in Quarter 4 2016, as the year ended in the same state of health as it started. A rise in seasonal demand over Black Friday and in the run up to Christmas provided a boost for retailers, but any benefit was…

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