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Retail industry trends and statistics

Discover the latest predictions for the future of the retail industry along with insights into what has been happening. You can also find out more about expanding into overseas markets and access ICAEW's guides to retail industry sectors.

Trends in retail

Retail industry statistics

Retail industry guides

The Industry guides series, produced by the ICAEW Library & Information Service exclusively for ICAEW members and ACA students, provides useful information on a variety of retail industry sectors, including links to market research reports, statistics, information on import and export, trade bodies and trade journals.

Market research

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to industry profiles and market reports as a benefit of ICAEW membership. See our Industry guides for a more comprehensive selection of market research resources for a wide variety of industries, including electrical retail, food retail and retail banking. If you are unable to access a report, please see our Online resources troubleshooting or contact library@icaew.com.

Future of the high street

Articles and reports on the future of the British high street.

Export and growth into international markets

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