Some of Britain’s biggest grocers have urged ministers to cut VAT in the event of a no-deal Brexit, to help them protect shoppers from price rises.
If you ask most retail leaders what their biggest threat is, you’ll hear one common answer: Amazon.
The latest statistics show that assaults and threats against shop workers have risen threefold with workers falling victim to 42,000 violent incidents each year.
As Aldi launches in China, Carrefour is scaling back. The French retail giant is the latest in a long line of big international retailers to dial down their presence in the Chinese market.
The best of global retail was celebrated last night at the World Retail Awards, held at the World Retail Congress in Amsterdam.