More stores closing than opening across the North West

More trouble on the high street
The number of stores closing exceeded the number of those opening across the North West in the first half of 2017, as the high street continues to respond to customer demand and the continuing economic uncertainty. According to PwC research compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC), which tracked 67,521 outlets operated by multiple retailers in 500 town centres across Great Britain, in the first six months of 2017, 174 shops opened and 184 closed across the North West’s high streets. PwC said that while this might paint a negat... 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...