Richard Lim is chief executive of Retail Economics
Cheers of delight reverberated around the House of Commons as self-proclaimed ‘Fiscal Phil’ announced the “era of austerity coming to an end”.
More than 70% of non-food retail imports originate beyond the EU. Consequently, when the UK leaves the EU, it will need its own rules to regulate this trade.
The last time I pondered something like this, I was watching a TED talk on artificial intelligence, wondering where the world is taking us.