‘UK’s economic underperformance matters for all in retail’

Bank of England sign

Long-term strategic thinking is required to drive progress for the country and retail, argues Matt Truman

It’s coming up to seven years and five prime ministers since the UK voted for Brexit. Since then, there has been lots of talk about ‘levelling up’ and the opportunities ahead.

The UK remains a large economy but has underperformed against other countries in post-Covid recovery and looks decreasingly competitive for a variety of political, fiscal and cultural reasons.

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