Many primary school age children say they have never visited traditional high street shops such as the butcher’s or greengrocer’s, a survey has found.
Selfridges has opened its Christmas shop for those who want to recover from the heatwave with some wintry cheer.
Debenhams in Kirkcaldy is likely to close after Christmas and definitely by January 24 2020.
Now that Holly Willoughby is on her summer holiday and won’t be gracing our screens alongside Philip Schofield each morning, fans won’t be able to pore over the stylish star’s on-screen outfits for a while.
Madam, – Regards the article on the lack of sales in the High Street shops (Business hit by ‘double whammy’, Courier, July 10) it surely was obvious that this was going to happen and continue to worsen.
High street sales have fallen by the biggest margin on record this summer, leaving business owners in Tayside and Fife questioning how to survive an uncertain future.
Retail sales in Scotland dropped last month in what have been described as “somewhat bruising figures”.
Footfall at the UK’s shopping hubs plummeted last month, making it the weakest May for six years as destinations struggled to attract visitors in the tepid weather.
The number of high street retail jobs fell in every region of England, Scotland and Wales except for London between 2012 and 2017, figures show.
An ‘Easter bounce’ helped retailers in Scotland record their best monthly sales of the year in April.