The latest news, analysis, data and video on how Brexit, the UK's referendum decision to leave the EU, will affect retail.

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Analysis: As the door slams shut on migrants, does retail face a people crisis?


After the government unveiled its post-Brexit, points-based immigration system yesterday, Retail Week finds that many trade bodies and retailers have been left blindsided and scrambling to understand the wider implications.


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Why the fear factor is the biggest trend in retail right now

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From Brexit concerns to coronavirus and climate change, consumers have a rising sense of anxiety. How can retailers capitalise on the power of fear?

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Analysis: No Brexit bongs, but alarm bells could still ring for retail


As the UK leaves the EU tonight, Retail Week looks at what the next 11 months and beyond hold for the retail sector.

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Brexit: The key dates and what they mean for retail


The UK will leave the EU tomorrow, ending a 46-year relationship with the bloc. Experts from Retail Economics and law firm Squire Patton Boggs analyse what Brexit will mean for the UK retail industry, what milestones to expect and what scenarios could unfold by the end of the year.