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Retailers benefit from resilient demand in the fallout from Brexit

The recent decline in the health of the UK retail sector ended in Quarter 3 2016, with demand proving resilient in the face of rising costs and shrinking margins.   The overall health of the UK retail market flat-lined in Quarter 3 2016, following a decline of one point in Quarter 2. The RTT had,…

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Uncertain times ahead for retailers

The decline in the health of the UK retail sector is predicted to accelerate in Quarter 3 2016, with all three drivers of retail health – demand, margins and cost – expected to turn negative for the first time since 2011. This follows a downturn in health in Quarter 2.   The overall health of…

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James Sawley of HSBC is the latest member of the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank

The KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) has appointed a new industry specialist to its panel of retail experts. James Sawley will join the RTT from its next meeting on 12th July 2016. The panel meets quarterly to discuss issues and opportunities within the UK retail market, and to assess the overall health of the sector through…

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KPMG/IPSOS Retail Think Tank warns of a costly quarter ahead for retailers

KPMG/IPSOS Retail Think Tank warns of a costly quarter ahead for retailers

The health of the UK retail sector is expected to dip in Q2 2016, as retailers bear the brunt of soaring costs. The National Living Wage, a weak sterling, continued investment in channel shifts and rising petrol prices are expected to significantly outweigh improving consumer demand. The overall health of the UK retail market improved…

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Jonathan De Mello Joins the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank

Retail property expert Jonathan De Mello has been appointed to the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) to replace Mark Teale, who retired from CBRE and the RTT earlier this year. Jonathan, who is head of retail consultancy at Harper Dennis Hobbs, will join the RTT for its next meeting on 10 December. The panel of…

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