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How is the internet changing UK retail?

KPMG/Synovate Retail Think Tank White Paper #16 -Online retail is not killing the High Street says Retail Think Tank – -Far from it: the internet is helping good retailers become even better as fundamentals of retailing remain the same – Part I: Executive Summary Introduction The size of internet retailing has been the subject of…

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What are the prospects for UK retail in 2010?

– Looming economic factors could cause a “retail relapse” warns Retail Think Tank- Part I:  Executive Summary Introduction Many could be forgiven for thinking that the worst effects of the recession are over, following better news for the industry lately.  The KPMG/Synovate Retail Think Tank’s (RTT) latest Retail Health Index, which recorded an improvement in…

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What are the prospects for UK retailers in the year ahead?

Introduction The discussion for the KPMG/Synovate Retail Think Tank’s (RTT) latest white paper followed one of the toughest years of trading UK retailers have experienced for many years. In early 2009, at the time of the RTT’s quarter 1 meeting, the economic outlook was extremely challenging for retailers with an increasing number of insolvencies in…

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Christmas trading in the recession: the challenges and possible impacts

Introduction As we approach the key Christmas trading period, the KPMG/Synovate Retail Think Tank’s (RTT) latest discussion focused on the challenges and impacts the sector faces during this crucial time for retailers. Christmas trading in 2009 will be set against a backdrop of this year’s tough economic conditions, part of the longest recession the UK…

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