Late last week, the British Retail Consortium/Springboard latest footfall data was released (see story here) and seemed to present a triumph for Scotland. Scotland was one of a small handful of regions/countries with an increase of footfall. 881 more words
The news this week was gloomy: austerity at 1930s levels, food poverty and accusations that the working class could no longer cook. A trip to Borough Market didn’t lift my spirits as I found out that a lamb’s kidney cost £6. 380 more words
The quantity bought in the retail industry in September 2014 was estimated to have decreased by 0.3% compared with August 2014. However, it increased by 2.7% compared with September 2013 making this the 18th consecutive month of year-on-year growth.