We are still 'open for business' at the RSN with all of our staff are working remotely to stay safe. We will still be delivering our services to our customers, although we're having a little think about how to best enable our usual face to face meetings and seminars.
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Total retail sales in stores and online fell by 0.1 per cent in 2019, with non-food sales falling 1.4 per cent over the three months before Christmas, compared to the same period in 2018.
This comes as the rising costs on rents, business rates and wages, has pushed 249 large retailers including Mothercare, Forever 21 and Jack Wills into administration in the last two years, according to Deloitte's insolvency figures.
Uncertainty over a No Deal Brexit has caused consumers to become more cautious and more conscientious in their Christmas shopping, resulting in shop closures and job losses for the sector.
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