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Retail sales ‘in a funk’

Scottish retail sales are still well down on pre-pandemic performance, according to the latest figures produced by KPMG for the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).

Rise in retail crime is costing billions

The latest crime report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) paints a worrying picture, with retailers and store staff frequently facing threats, abuse and assault

Calls for NI style scheme

The Northern Ireland Executive has confirmed plans to increase funding for a high street stimulus scheme, renewing calls for a similar scheme to be introduced in Scotland

Footfall on the up in Scotland

Scottish footfall showed signs of improvement in April but there is still a long way to go to reach pre-pandemic figures, the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has revealed

Food still top of retail

Food sales remained high in March but total Scottish sales were down by 11.5%, figures from KPMG have revealed
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Sales ‘bleak’ says SRC

TOTAL retail sales in Scotland fell by almost a quarter in February, according to the latest figures published by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).

No first foot for shops

THE Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has slammed a move to ban trading on New Year’s Day, claiming it is “short sighted” and “surreal”.
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Retail associations lay out their cards

CONTINUED business support, a robust retail strategy and a year-long legislative moratorium to help businesses recover from the Covid-19 pandemic are among the key issues highlighted by retail associations ahead of the Scottish Parliamentary elections in May.
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No rates to pay until 2022

SCOTTISH retailers have been spared a sudden return of business rates this summer, thanks to MSPs at Holyrood signing off on the SNP’s latest Budget proposal.
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Hard start to the year

Total retail sales in Scotland were at their lowest ever levels in January as lockdown restrictions returned to the highstreet, according to the latest KPMG data produced for the Scottish Retail Consortium.

Rates relief for one year

Retailers are set to benefit from 100% business rates relief to the end of the 2021/22 financial year

Pressure on the high street

Scotland’s high streets have experienced a nosedive in footfall under lockdown, according to the latest figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium

Food bucks the trends

SCOTTISH food sales continue to buck the overall trend in retail, according to the latest SRC-KPMG retail sales monitor
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Wage hikes are coming

NLW rising but rates policy still hangs in the balance
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Food sales growing

Covid restrictions had a negative effect on retail during October according to the latest figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium and KPMG
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High street struggle

FOOD sales were the only shining light in an otherwise dark September for Scottish retail.