Should retailers be fighting for more space on the High Street?
A recent report from the Local Data Company suggests that fewer shops are being opened in the UK in 2016 than there were in the previous year. 20,804 shops opened in the UK from January to June this year, a 15% drop on the previous six months. Although the number of shop closures in the same period was also down by 5% from the end of 2015, the net result for the first six months of 2016 was 3...
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