Christmas trading results confirmed the inexorable move to online plus another problem for struggling retailers – the gulf between ‘bricks ‘n mortar’ retailers who sell online and the ONLY online retailers like AO
Poor High Street sales results, competition from the Germans, early sales, drastic high street discounting but record online sales. Where does this leave loss-making ‘discretionary’ services like markets?
Jonathan Owen discusses the supermarket milk war and the reasons behind it. Plus, what happens when ‘unexpected items’ appear in supermarket bagging areas
The July budget, described as ‘a budget for working people’ was disappointing for small businesses. Meanwhile the Germans played a game of blink – and lost.
This month Jonathan Owen talks about fairness: the new Competition and Markets Authority, Amazon Reviews, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England’s warning to bankers on Fair and Effective Markets, the Cabinet reshuffle and QR coded Canadian lobsters
We look at the trials and tribulations of supermarket turnover, Aldi’s continued expansion and codes of practice
1172 markets are taking part in LYLM this year, promoting all that’s best about markets and we are delighted to be part of it.
Placemaking demands an understanding of how places can work for everyone, not just those with money to spend.
Quarterbridge is now accredited as a Living Wage employer, joining over 1,000 leading UK employers