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Omnichannel Retail Coming to Your Town

Omnichannel Retail

The UK retail economy remains stuck without growth and with inflation rising to 2.7% that stagnation is taking its toll. The High Street has been particularly hit hard. News accounts remind us that town centres without free parking cannot compete with the out of town centres. The increasing number of empty shops puts off consumers […]

Digital Economy on the Critical List

Is it all over for the UK Digital Economy?

£63 billion in lost revenue and one in five High Street shops closing primarily because UK Business is still not engaging with the Digital Economy. Despite the appointment of Gurus such as Mary Portas for the High Street and Martha Lane Fox as Digital Champion, the UK Government has consistently failed to show true leadership […]