Birmingham’s retail offering ‘patchy’ but restaurant scene is best outside London claims new study

BIRMINGHAM’S retail mix could be better although the city is capable of supplying one of the best culinary experiences outside London, a new study of shopping trends has concluded.

The study, The State of the UK’s Retail Places, has been compiled by the Local Data Company and the Oxford Institute of Retail Management.

In presenting its findings, the LDC said: “For the UK’s High Streets to thrive in the future is not just about being big enough to withstand the ‘perfect storm&rsquo... 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...