"Total sales in the UK have declined by 19.1 percent in April in comparison to the same month in 2019. "
In this video, I discuss the finding of the BRC-KPMG monthly Retail Sales Monitor and the next steps retailers need to take.
Retailers have experienced varying successes as a result of COVID-19, with online channels, unsurprisingly, having a huge boost in sales – up by nearly 60 percent.
Now though, as retailers with physical stores, are looking to reopen in the coming weeks, the sector needs to consider four key areas to aid their recovery:
View the results of the full BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor for April.