Day: July 8, 2011

Go Read This | The impact of 20 chain stores closing every day (via Front of Store)

A great piece by Philip Downer on the troubles facing even successful High Street retailers at the moment in strategic AND tactical terms.

The impact of 20 chain stores closing every day The Guardian has published the following story: “Chain retailers closing 20 stores a day” Their figures come from the Local Data Company, which estimates that 4,000 shops have closed down so far this year.  Whilst this is not a number netted against store openings, it nevertheless represents a massive change that is affecting every high street and mall in the country. It takes quite a lot for retail failures and job losses to become big news.  Th … Read More

via Front of Store