RTT_Whitepaper_2010_12_01_PostSpendingReviewTheImpactOnTheRetailSector

Post Spending Review: the impact on the retail sector?

KPMG/Synovate Retail Think Tank White Paper – #18 -Low growth environment set to remain – no death knell for the sector -But the effects of the Review will exacerbate current regional trends Part 1: Executive Summary Introduction The coalition government’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) had been widely anticipated by consumers and retailers alike, given the…

RTT_Whitepaper_2008_08_01_PlanningInTheDarkHowDoesTheSevereLackOfInformationRegardingRetailPropertyInTheUKAffectTheSector

Planning in the dark: How does the severe lack of information regarding retail property in the UK affect the sector?

Introduction Over the course of the last two years the KPMG/SPSL Retail Think Tank (RTT) has observed that the health of British retailing is coming under increasing pressure from the rising cost base associated with running retail enterprises.  Property constitutes one of the key cost components and the perhaps surprising lack of reliable information about…