Christmas Crackers

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Thursday 01 Dec 2016 Author: James Crux
The Brexit vote looms large over the retail sector. A devaluation of the pound is set to import inflation, putting the squeeze on consumer spending which is already showing early signs of being affected by economic uncertainty. Nonetheless, there are reasons to be positive near-term. Sterling weakness could persuade UK shoppers to spend more at home this year, while London shops are reporting strong growth in international shoppers due...

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