09 September 2019
Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales grow 1.6 per cent in August against the same time last year, with drink-led pubs, and especially those in London, being the best performers, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show.
06 August 2019
Primark, a real success story for the high street, has announced it is seeking rent reductions of up to 30 per cent on leases coming up for renewal. While less prosperous competitors have been using Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) to encourage landlords into accepting lower rents to retain a tenant, Primark is taking a different approach.
Business Development Manager - Consumer Markets
Robyn is a business development manager for the national consumer markets group at RSM, encompassing the retail, leisure and hospitality, travel and leisure, and hotels and accommodation sectors.
22 July 2019
At the start of the year, we made some predictions about challenges and trends that the retail sector could expect to see in 2019. We now reflect upon those predictions and discuss what trends lie ahead for the remainder of the year and beyond.
Rachel is an audit partner based in our Newcastle office focused on providing high quality and value adding audit and assurance services, principally to corporate audit clients.
21 June 2019
Consumers new ethical minds set looks like its here to stay. Find out more about the ways in which ‘going green’ is changing the market place and the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead for consumer businesses.
30 May 2019
Frictionless payment platforms are offering consumers ‘buy now pay later’ customer credit. In this article Ceri Plowman takes discusses the short-term benefits for consumers and retailers and the broader long term effects of this offering.