Scrap business rates until 2022, says Bira after report on pandemic’s impact on footfall.
Housewares demand expected to rise online as consumers stay home; plus calls for support
Some cookshops remain open under hardware banner in tier 4 to ensure consumers have essenti
Cookshops extend hours before Thursday and prepare for deliveries and Click and Collect.
More help needed for retailers to meet their post-lockdown rent demands, says Bira and BRC.
Bira and BRC call for more details following PM’s announcement that non-essential shops might re-o
Harrods keeps Foodhall open while other departments join temporary closures.
Bira and BRC are among those welcoming the business rates holiday and loans for
Department store’s Home sales down 3.4%, while BRC reflects on weak trading period.