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UK Retail Employment Falls 2.4% In Q1 2019: BRC

Published on Apr 29 2019 9:40 AM in Retail tagged: UK / BRC / Paywall / Retail Employment

UK Retail Employment Falls 2.4% In Q1 2019: BRC

Employment in the retail sector dropped by 2.4% year on year in the first quarter of 2019 in the UK, a new report by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed.

According to BRC top executive, Helen Dickinson, this decline in employment is equivalent to around 74,400 people losing jobs across the retail industry.

It has been attributed to structural changes in the industry triggered by the advent of digital sales channels.

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