Record levels of store losses in East Midlands

Rise of on-line shopping is hitting the high street hard
The numbers of stores closing and not being replaced by new ones has reached record levels in the East Midlands, according to a new report. PwC research compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC) shows that 126 more stores closed than opened in the first six months of the year, with Nottingham suffering the most. The analysis tracked 4,601 outlets in the East Midlands operated by multiple retailers in 34 town centres across the region. In the first six months of 2018, 113 stores opened on high streets, retail parks and shopping ce... For the full story register now for free or login below...