‘New retail is thriving, but many physical stores face a long haul back’

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In the midst of the current uncertainty, it is inevitable that people dwell on the negatives caused by the pandemic and Brexit, but are blind to the fact that some parts of retail are thriving. It’s just not happening everywhere and to everyone.

An indicator of positive news is the number of new companies going public via IPOs. Already in 2021, Dr Martens, Moonpig, Virgin Wines, In The Style, Deliveroo, MusicMagpie, Victorian Plumbing and Made.com have all listed on the London exchange. 

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