UK high street closures at a record high

By Emma Reinhold 9-Apr-2019

Largest full net decline breaches 2,400 for the first time, says PwC

A record net 2,481 stores disappeared from the UK’s top 500 high streets in 2018, according to a new survey by PwC, compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC).

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In total, 3,372 shops opened however there were 5,833 closures according to the research. In 2017, the net loss was put at -1,772 stores.


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