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.
11 March 2020
In the Budget 2020, the Chancellor announced a number of changes that will affect consumers nation-wide.
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.
24 February 2020
Our survey of middle-market consumer business leaders shows that in 2020, organisations are focused on remaining competitive by keeping costs low and cultivating innovation. What can you learn from your competitors and how can you achieve success?
19 December 2019
Andrew Westbrook, head of retail at RSM, comments on the latest retail sales figures for November from the Office of National Statistics.
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.
25 November 2019
Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments ahead of this year's Black Friday.
14 November 2019
Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments on the latest official retail sales figures for October published by the Office of National Statistics.