Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has called for the Government to bring in the ‘Amazon tax’ – a 2% charge on online retailers’ revenue. The team discusses whether this is the right thing for retail right now
Amazon has unveiled ambitions to bolster its research and development teams across the UK with 1,000 new roles and a new Manchester office.
A Liberal Democrat MP has called on the Government to give the retail sector 18 months of “breathing room” to adapt to new anti-fraud rules he claimed were a “ticking time bomb” for online retail.
As the battle to become the next prime minister nears its conclusion, Retail Week investigates the impact a Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt premiership would have on retail.
As the clock ticks into a pivotal month for the future of the UK and its economy, retailers could be forgiven for feeling far from optimistic.