The number of stores shuttered across Britain jumped in the first half of 2012, according to consultants PwC and the Local Data Company (LDC). Retail Week takes a closer look at the numbers.
Retail chain stores closed on average per day
Total store closures for the period, compared with 174 in the whole year of 2011
Increase in discount store numbers
Rise in convenience food store numbers
Number of stores closed by clothes shops (include lingerie)
The number of net stores shuttered in the Southeast
The number of net stores closed in the Northeast