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May I have a word about… why it’s a bloodbath on the streets | Jonathan Bouquet | From the Observer

I’ve already had cause to deplore the more purple-inked brethren of my trade for their hyperbolic use of the word carnage (which sadly shows no signs of abating – witness the following recent examples: “Carnage as cuts begin at HSBC in Paris”; “Leicester residents defy lockdown to cause ‘carnage’ in nearby town”), but now they …

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On the UK’s high streets, coronavirus poses a special kind of threat | Tom Grindrod | Opinion

It’s a strange time to be working at a prominent high-street fashion retailer. For many in the UK, this week has been one of self-isolation: staying away from work, stocking up on essential items, sealing themselves off from the threat of infection. Yet for many others, self-isolation is an economic impossibility – it means being …

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UK high streets shed 140k jobs this year with more to come – study | Business

UK high streets have shed more than 140,000 jobs this year as store closures and retail failures made 2019 one of the most challenging years in a generation. More than 2,750 jobs were lost every week, according to a detailed analysis by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR) published today. It predicts the picture will …

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Local high streets missing out on visits from 79% of Brits due to lack of guaranteed parking

Research by consumer parking app JustPark, today revealed that 79% of people would be more likely to visit their local high street or town centre if they could guarantee a parking space.  As high street visits hit a six-year low in 2019, JustPark revealed that a more accessible town centre would entice local residents. Millennials …

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High street’s hopes for Black Friday bonanza unlikely to be realised | Business

High street retailers’ hopes for a Black Friday bonanza this weekend are likely to be dashed as more shoppers choose to do their bargain-hunting online. Analysts predict an increase in spending on the day, with shoppers splashing out £4.3bn, up more than 2% on last year. But the number of visitors to retail destinations – …

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The internet brings chaos to NY streets, Retail News, ET Retail

By Matthew Haag and Winnie HuNEW YORK: An Amazon order starts with a tap of a finger. Two days later — or even in a matter of hours — the package arrives. It seems simple enough. But to deliver Amazon orders and countless others from businesses that sell over the internet, the very fabric of …

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