Erin Brookes: ‘There is no doubt that further retail consolidation is coming’

Erin Brookes

Green shoots of optimism may be germinating, but it is certain that the last 12 months have left an irreversible imprint on the UK’s retail industry.

Thanks to the acceleration towards ecommerce caused by the series of lockdowns, the high street will be a different place altogether when consumers are eventually permitted to venture out of their homes.

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