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Beyond Retail

When the Government-backed property industry task force published its ground-breaking report Beyond retail: redefining the shape and purpose of town centres, it included strong recognition of the important role that local leadership can play in giving places an advantage in adapting. The Beyond retail report’s recommendations for the role of local authorities remain a valid stimulus…

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Retail 2020 Report

This new report published by the British Retail Consortium , Retail 2020, sets out how the retail workplace landscape is expected to change in the coming years. It suggests that store closures on UK high streets and town centres could exacerbate the impact on employment in already fragile communities with weaker regions and the most…