This week’s blog comes from Julie Carlyle, Partner and Head of UK Retail at EY. Black Friday is almost here. It is strange to think that in just five years, one long weekend in November could come to mean so much to UK retailers. But this extended weekend now kicks off, shapes and sets the … More What will Black Friday tell us?
This week we’re sharing insights from Jessica Clayton, Head of Retail Transactions and David Larsson, a Partner in EY Parthenon. It’s been a tough few months on the high street, but this week has really put its trials and tribulations in focus with two major retailers going into administration and further restaurant CVA. In this week’s blog, … More Why aren’t the tills ringing in 2018?
We’re wondering if we’ve reached a turning point in the UK economy and if developments here and in the US could shake-up markets this summer. … More Will volatility return this summer?
This week’s guest editor is Alan Hudson, Head of UK and Ireland Restructuring.
Inflation to the left of me, online rivals to the right…many of our retailers really do look stuck in the middle, squeezed between rising economic and structural challenges in 2017. This week, we’re looking at the EY ITEM Club’s latest thinking on the consumer, in the context of disruptive and structural pressures on the sector, to understand why retail is the subject of so much concern in 2017. And then we ask: what can retailers do to not just survive, but ride the storm? … More Why retail?