Retail Health

OUTLOOK FOR 2021

UK retailers should prepare for a brighter outlook for the second half of 2021, with sales growth expected between flat and +3% for the year The competition with the hospitality and leisure sector for pent-up spend will be fierce as restrictions are eased Shifts in consumer behaviour likely to impact the grocery sector permanently Urgent…

Retail Health
Retail Health
Retail Health
Outlook for Retail 2020

Outlook for 2020

KPMG/IPSOS RETAIL THINK TANK: THE UK RETAIL SECTOR SHOULD FEEL CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC IN 2020, WITH GROWTH OF AT LEAST +1.0% LIKELY The UK retail sector is predicted to grow by at least +1.0% in 2020, following three and half years of pain. Perceived certainty in the UK political landscape is likely to increase consumer confidence…

Retail environment

How to deliver growth in this retail environment

It’s easy to see just how difficult today’s trading conditions are for retailers in the UK. A myriad of external influences are not only combining, but also increasing their impact on retailers’ operations. However, today’s business environment demands constant growth. At the latest quarterly KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) meeting, members discussed just what it…