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Retail Update - September 2018

Posted At: 24 September 2018 00:16 AM
Related Categories: General, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month read more...


Retail Update - June 2018

Posted At: 19 June 2018 16:16 PM
Related Categories: General, Retail Statistics

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month read more...


Retail Update - April 2018

Posted At: 24 April 2018 00:20 AM
Related Categories: General, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month... read more...


Retail Update - March 2018

Posted At: 23 March 2018 16:00 PM
Related Categories: General, Retail, Retail Statistics

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month read more...


Retail Update - February 2018

Posted At: 20 February 2018 17:15 PM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month... read more...


Retail Update - January 2018

Posted At: 22 January 2018 10:22 AM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month read more...


Retail Update - October 2017

Posted At: 20 October 2017 14:12 PM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the last month. read more...


Retail Update - September 2017

Posted At: 20 September 2017 15:26 PM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the past month read more...


Retail Update - August 2017

Posted At: 18 August 2017 00:33 AM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s SnapShop brings you a snapshot of the UK retail environment for the past month. read more...


Retail Update - July 2017

Posted At: 25 July 2017 14:42 PM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics

The latest retail update for the last month on the UK high street. read more...


Retail Update - June 2017

Posted At: 16 June 2017 11:39 AM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

May was a month of change on the high street. German womenswear brand Basler fell into administration; Joy was bought out of administration by its owners in a pre-pack deal; and Edinburgh Woollen Mill acquired the Jaeger name. Additionally, Edinburgh Woollen Mill embarked on a new department store concept, Days, which launched in a former BHS store in Carmarthen. read more...


Retail Update - May 2017

Posted At: 19 May 2017 16:32 PM
Related Categories: Administrations, General, Retail Statistics

This month's retail update gives you key retail statistics for the previous month. read more...


Retail Update - January 2017

Posted At: 23 January 2017 00:17 AM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics, Retailers

2016 has certainly been a tumultuous year both in the UK and abroad, with major decisions having taken place surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU, and indeed the election of Donald Trump as US president. Both of which are likely to have significant impacts on the UK and the spending power of its consumers, but that remains a tale for this year as events surrounding both unfold over the forthcoming months read more...


Retail Update - March 2016

Posted At: 29 March 2016 00:27 AM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail Statistics, Retailers, Store Closures

The past month has seen a bit of turmoil on the high street, although no administrations have been recorded on SnapShop. BHS proposed a CVA at the beginning of March which was subsequently approved this week to enable it to reduce rents in 40 loss-making stores as it looks to continue to trade through its turnaround plan read more...


Retail Update - February 2016

Posted At: 24 February 2016 00:42 AM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail, Retail Property, Retail Statistics

No administrations have been recorded on SnapShop since our last update. Brantano, which was placed into administration in early January, was acquired by its former owner Alteri Investors in mid-February. Some 58 stores and concessions were not included in the Alteri acquisition. read more...


Retail Update - September 2015

Posted At: 17 September 2015 11:34 AM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics

Quiksilver reports filing for bankruptcy in the US, but operations outside the US are unaffected. In the UK consumer confidence, luxury shopping and plus-size fashion are all showing an increase... read more...


Retail Update - February 2015

Posted At: 25 February 2015 11:26 AM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

FSP’s retailer database has recorded one administration since our January update, bakery retailer Cooplands of Doncaster. Cooplands underwent a pre-pack administration process which saw the closure of 39 stores and the loss of 300 jobs. ReSolve acquired the remaining 42 shops. read more...


Retail Update - September 2014

Posted At: 18 September 2014 15:00 PM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics, Town & Shopping Centre Management

One high-profile administration has been recorded on SnapShop since our last update – Phones 4U. The ongoing debate surrounding the future of Great Britain’s high streets has taken a new turn and shopping centre investment is on track to surpass the record levels seen in 2013 read more...


Retail Update - August 2014

Posted At: 21 August 2014 12:34 PM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

Since our last update, no administrations were reported, however, there have been some interesting points raised over the past month in the retail property industry and tourism is playing a big part in retail expenditure read more...


SnapShop Monthly Summary - May 2014

Posted At: 22 May 2014 15:49 PM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail Statistics

Consumer confidence continues to improve, as evidenced with a 6.2% rise in UK retail sales during April according to ONS figures, in which some £28bn was spent over the course of the month. read more...


SnapShop Monthly Summary - February 2014

Posted At: 25 February 2014 13:11 PM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics

Another high street rescue plan has been unveiled by the government based on the “common factors of success”. It will be piloted from May across nine town centres, the locations of which will be revealed in the near future. read more...


SnapShop Monthly Summary - January 2014

Posted At: 21 January 2014 11:33 AM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics

December statistics show that Christmas 2013 wasn’t all that it was expected to be, but at the same time wasn’t as gloomy as some had thought... read more...


Retail Update - November 2013

Posted At: 14 November 2013 16:13 PM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail, Retail Property, Retail Statistics, Retailers

In spite of what seems to be a gradual recovery in the UK retail market, with shopping centre landlords planning extensions and refurbishments to their portfolios, retailers announcing ambitious growth plans both for the UK and abroad, and international retailers making their debuts in the UK... read more...


Retail Update - June 2013

Posted At: 20 June 2013 11:16 AM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics

Although June has seen no reported administrations, the future of a number of high-street brands is hanging in the balance. read more...


Retail Update - April 2013

Posted At: 18 April 2013 10:58 AM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

April has been quite quiet in terms of administrations, with only one reported that was expected. After filing its notice of intention to appoint administrators last month... read more...


Retail Update - March 2013

Posted At: 21 March 2013 10:12 AM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics, Retailers

The much-anticipated Trinity Leeds shopping centre opens its doors today, 21st March, with over 120 stores, bars and restaurants. read more...


Retail Update - January 2013

Posted At: 18 January 2013 00:00 AM
Related Categories: General, Retail, Retail Statistics, Retailers

Statistics for December look promising with overall shop price inflation remaining at 1.5% for the third consecutive month according to the BRC Nielsen Shop Price Index. read more...


Retail Insolvencies in Q2 2011

Posted At: 28 July 2011 15:00 PM
Related Categories: Administrations, Retail Statistics, Retailers, Store Closures

The number of UK Company insolvencies fell in the second quarter... read more...


The discretionary use of cars

Posted At: 25 March 2011 12:20 PM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics

Has a turning point been reached with the Volume of Automotive Fuel sales increasing Year on Year? read more...


Basket of Goods

Posted At: 16 March 2010 10:17 AM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics, Social Commentary

Pot noodles, slim fast and Ikea bookshelves were the order of the day, while electronic keyboards, tinned spaghetti and vinyl floor coverings were no longer en vogue... read more...


Basket of Goods

Posted At: 16 March 2010 10:17 AM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics, Social Commentary

Pot noodles, slim fast and Ikea bookshelves were the order of the day, while electronic keyboards, tinned spaghetti and vinyl floor coverings were no longer en vogue... read more...


Christmas Sales Report

Posted At: 08 January 2010 11:58 AM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics, Retailers

The first round-up of reported Christmas Sales was issued today read more...


The Bells, The Bells!!

Posted At: 08 June 2009 14:51 PM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics

No the retailers have not started early for Christmas this year and no this is not the death knell sounding again for yet more ghastly economy news! What I would like to discuss today is weddings! We all love a good wedding don’t we...or do we? read more...


Jungle Red - A Sign of The Times??

Posted At: 20 May 2009 13:39 PM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics

Whoever knew lipsticks and caravans were so insightful read more...


Dead cats do bounce

Posted At: 12 February 2009 11:25 AM
Related Categories: Retail Statistics

Inspired by the use of the phrase ‘Dead Cat Bounce’ in an article about January’s retail sales… read more...


Biggest stories of 2008

Posted At: 06 January 2009 16:52 PM
Related Categories: General, Retail, Retail Statistics, Retail Suppliers, Retailers

Happy New Year to all our readers, and welcome to the first SnapShop Blog post of 2009! As is [to become a] tradition with these things, we’re going down the ‘a year, in retrospective’ route. So without further adieu, here’s a not-so-quick review of the hottest stories of 2008 (from a retail industry perspective, anyway). read more...


How much!?

Posted At: 11 December 2008 00:58 AM
Related Categories: General, Retail Statistics

Interesting Christmas statistics! read more...


To Buy Or Not To Buy...

Posted At: 18 September 2008 16:50 PM
Related Categories: General, Retail Statistics

This month marks the arrival of the £60 tax rebate/correction in our pay packets, but will it boost sales figures for ailing retilers, or are we all too sensible to treat ourselves these days? read more...


Shoplifters are not criminals

Posted At: 09 July 2008 12:46 PM
Related Categories: General, Retail Statistics

Persistent shoplifters could avoid jail under rules proposed by the Sentencing Advisory Panel yesterday, a move which has angered many in the industry and that the BRC has labelled ‘ridiculous’. read more...


The Evolution of UK Retailing

Posted At: 23 May 2008 14:27 PM
Related Categories: Retail, Retail Statistics

Have UK retail conditions got easier or more difficult in the last 12 months? The question is raised by a discrepancy in figures for the number of UK retailers going into administration. Figures from Deloitte show that the number this year has fallen 43% on the previous year. In contrast, analysis of the SnapShop database shows a substantial increase in retailer administrations. read more...


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