On The Rocks

OC&C's State of Retail 2009

Whitewashed shop windows, shutters long pulled down, a Woolies strip-lit and bare, graffiti everywhere - the toll of the recession is obvious in town centers and suburban shopping arcades up and down the country.  But the wipeout that many expected hasn't happened. 

Instead of a recessionary explosion laying waste to retailers, the effect of the downturn has been more insidious ...

 

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