100 seconds with Paul Martin, Partner, UK Head of Retail on the retail sector
“Total sales in the UK have declined by 19.1 percent in April in comparison to the same month in 2019.”
In our video, Paul Martin, Partner, UK Head of Retail, discusses 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 :
For further information, view the results of the full BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor for April.
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