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Retail sales slide ahead of coronavirus impact but online bucks the trend
Ryan Broomfield

24 April 2020

Responding to the latest retail sales figures for March issued today by the Office of National Statistics, Ryan Broomfield, partner and retail specialist at RSM said:

‘The latest retail sales figures for March reflect the start of a significant downturn in UK consumer spend. The effects of coronavirus and lockdown saw the quantity of sales fall sharply by 5.1 per cent and the value of sales dropped by 5.7 per cent compared to the previous year.

Retail sales slide ahead of coronavirus impact
Ryan Broomfield

26 March 2020

Ryan Broomfield, partner and retail specialist at RSM, comments on the latest retail sales figures for February issued by the Office of National Statistics

Reining in costs is top priority for retailers in 2020 RSM’s survey finds
Ryan Broomfield

26 February 2020

Reducing costs will be the top priority for retailers in 2020 with two thirds planning to renegotiate rents, according to the latest research.

RSM comments on latest ONS retail sales figures
Ryan Broomfield

17 January 2020

Ryan Broomfield, RSM partner and retail specialist, comments on the latest retail sales for December issued by the Office of National Statistics.

Predictions for the retail industry in 2020

16 December 2019

After an unpredictable climate for the retail sector moving into 2020 we predict what lies ahead for the industry in the new year.

Can tech save us? The investors' view

21 June 2019

Can tech save us? Is technology the answer for an industry that needs revival? Find out from an investors point of view why the UK is an open playing field for emerging tech in the food and drink industry.

Can food tech save us?

20 May 2019

With so much innovation in the food space, from realistic meat alternatives to delivery technology solutions, there is an abundance of promise for tech investors looking to grow rapidly and at scale. When it comes to return on investment, however, investors need to be savvy with whom and where they decide to invest. Does technology, therefore, make a recipe for success or disaster?

A framework with freedom – an opportunity for growth?

24 April 2019

One of the key themes that came out of the Pub19 Conference was how to maintain relevance and gain customers regardless of external factors such as national sporting events.

How feasible are tax changes for Consumer businesses?

28 September 2018


2018 has seen several high-profile businesses being rescued or left to fail; others are seeking to review their portfolios, funding position or to rationalise their structures; even previously “untouchable” businesses such as John Lewis are feeling the effects of an increasingly tough trading environment.

What can the retail sector expect in 2018?
Andrew Westbrook

19 December 2017

Andrew Westbrook, RSM’s head of retail, looks ahead to what 2018 has in store for the sector.

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