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