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Opportunities lie overseas for UK retailers

Now is the time to consider overseas expansion, says the KPMG/IPSOS Retail Think TankRegulatory and structural boundaries are diminishing, providing easier access into growing marketsHowever, international expansion is not a get rich quick scheme that can subsidise weakness in the UK operations Part I: Executive Summary Introduction The past is littered with examples of major…

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To what extent is inflation impacting retail health and strategy?

– Retail Health suffers as inflation bites – – Inflation is a wake-up call for retail: upward commodity prices herald a new retail environment longer term – – Low/non-existent volume growth environment here to stay and quality, not quantity, will be a key driver for future growth – Part I: Executive Summary Introduction The KPMG/Synovate…

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What are the prospects for UK retail in 2011?

– Consumer headwinds to continue but RTT remains optimistic for retail in 2011 –– Multichannel strategies, international expansion and expansion of grocers’ non-food offer provide growth opportunities –  – But the polarisation is set to continue apace between the winners and those with more structural issues to address, as well as across sectors and locations…

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