North West dominates list of struggling high streets earmarked for extra support

Struggling retail sector
Towns in the North West make up half the list of struggling high streets which are set to get government backing.The problems facing retailers is one of the major priorities of the newly elected government and a new task force has been created.According to research nearly 300,000 high street jobs have been lost in the past decade.More than 2,750 jobs were lost every week, according to analysis by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR).The situation is showing no sign of easing with the sector suffering from a lacklustre ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...