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‘Staff have been climbing the walls’: battered retailers get ready to reopen

The air is thick with the smell of paint and toolboxes are stacked on the floor inside Cutting Edge Hair Design in Old Harlow, Essex. Owner Emma Stillwell, 37, decided to use the enforced closure during the latest lockdown to spruce...

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UK retail sales plunge in latest national lockdown

UK retail sales plunged in January as the national lockdown took a far greater toll on the high street than economists had forecast. Official figures showed total sales dropped 8.2 per cent as non-essential shops closed their doors. A consensus of analysts had predicted...

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