‘Bright spots’ across the north’s retail sector despite challenging marketplace
Times are hard on the high street with calculations that at least 15,000 retail sector jobs have either been axed this year or are at risk.
But there have been bright spots, especially across Yorkshire. Bradford-based Morrisons grew its pre-tax profit by almost 17% to £380m in the last financial year. Announcing a special dividend chief executive David Potts declared: “We had a strong year.”
And the Co-op has revealed it is investing £15m in Yorkshire with the creation of 10 stores and extensions or major upgrades to a fu... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com 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...