RETAIL AND CONSUMER

Pubs and Restaurants May Operate as Takeaways During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted: 18 March 2020
Planning rules will be relaxed so pubs and restaurants can operate as hot food takeaways during the coronavirus outbreak.
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COVID-19: Support for Businesses

Posted: 17 March 2020
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through the period of disruption caused by the coronavirus.
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Government to Introduce Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Posted: 17 March 2020
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme will temporarily replace the Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme.
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Coronavirus Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Posted: 11 March 2020
Information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
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Coronavirus Outbreak Weighs Heavily on Businesses Around the World

Posted: 27 February 2020
The deadly novel coronavirus that has devastated the Chinese economy is having a ripple effect across the globe.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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Businesses Receive HMRC Letters about UK-EU Trade Arrangements

Posted: 27 January 2020
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlight actions necessary to take before the end of the transition period.
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M1 Data & Analytics Offers New Solution for Marketers to Identify Consumers Visiting Locations

Posted: 25 January 2020
LocationIQ empowers marketing teams by identifying consumers who visit locations returning full contact and demographic information.
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Moody's Downgrades Hong Kong's Rating to Aa3

Posted: 21 January 2020
Moody's Investors Service has today downgraded the long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings of the Government of Hong Kong to Aa3 from Aa2 but changed the outlook from negative to stable.
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US$1 trillion

Posted: 17 January 2020
Google’s parent Alphabet hits US$1 trillion market value, becoming the fourth US company to touch this record alongside fellow tech giants Apple, Microsoft and Amazon.
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The Internet Is Continuing To Grow As More Users Come Online

Posted: 11 June 2019
According to Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends report, adults spend more than 6 hours each day with digital media, over half of which is spent on their mobiles.
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5 Best Tactics To Improve eCommerce Revenue

Posted: 17 May 2019
Ecommerce revenue is projected to reach $700 billion internationally by the year 2022.
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Retailers Need to Collaborate to Create Value for Customers

Posted: 16 May 2019
Participants of World Retail Congress challenged to collaborate to capture the omnipresent customer by rethinking service profitability.
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