At this time of year, The Broadcast PR Business looks at predictions for business growth over Christmas and next year. We interviewed Richard Dodd from the British Retail Consortium to get a sense of what’s happening on the high street and how that’s affecting the economy.
Watch our film at www.broadcastprbusiness.com where he says it’s going to be another tough Christmas for retailers and a difficult year ahead in 2013:
‘Although UK retailers are world class it’s been a miserable summer followed by poor shopping figures in October. Food retailing is holding up but sales on furniture and big electrical goods are down. Online is still a big success with the UK representing 11% of the world’s retail spending’.