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Peter Williams: In 2019, retailers may as well pull Christmas forecasts from a hat


With the peak trading season for many retailers just kicking off, this is the time of year for finance directors to be at their most anxious as they focus on their forecasts for the financial year.

What will retail property look like in 2030?

Retail Property 2030

Declining footfall, spiralling business rates and the unstoppable growth of ecommerce have put the UK’s high streets and shopping centres in crisis.

We’re now at a tipping point and dramatic change needs to happen to prevent some town centres becoming ghost towns.

In this long read, we set out a vision of what retail property will look like in 2030.

Read the report