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Retail Sector Update – September

Market Update

Retail footfall has continued to fall as August saw a drop of 1.6%. This is the worst result since April. The high street declined by 2% after three months of growth. Footfall was down 2.4% in shopping centres, which was an improvement on the 3.4% fall in July.

Retail News

As high street retailers struggle with declining sales, department stores are looking for points of difference to stand out against competitors. …

  • Posted: October 1, 2018

The Crown Estate Appoints TCS Media to its Central London Portfolio Media Buying Brief

The Crown Estate, a £14.1 billion UK real estate business, has appointed independent media planning and buying company, TCS Media, to support their existing roster of agencies in their Central London portfolio after a competitive pitch.

The brief focused on addressing new and creative ways of amplifying the distinctive identities of the destinations of Regent Street, St James’s London, and St James’s Market.

“We are very pleased to …

  • Posted: September 25, 2018

Brand (Team) New Recruit

This week, we welcome Nikita into the Brand Team. She was previously at Opticomm Media and brings along a wealth of knowledge across multiple sectors. Nikita joins us as Media Account Manager and will be supported by Patricia working predominantly on retail clients.

Suzana Lay
Media Account Director

  • Posted: September 7, 2018

TCS Retail Sector Update – August

Market Update

Retail footfall fell by 0.8% in July, following a 0.9% fall in June. Although high street footfall rose 0.3%, a 3.4% drop in people visiting shopping centres and a 0.5% drop in retail parks resulted in the overall decline. This was partly down to the hot and dry weather, with consumers opting to enjoy the outdoors instead.

Online retail sales were up 16.8% in the first half of 2018 – …

  • Posted: September 6, 2018

TCS Retail Sector Update – July 2018

In June, retail footfall was down 0.9% overall. Retail parks saw a decline of 0.4%, whereas shopping centres experienced a decline in footfall of 3.4%. The ONS revealed a surprise fall in retail sales in June from clothing stores and other non-food retailers due to reduced footfall amid the hot weather and World Cup celebrations. Conversely, stronger sales were seen of food, drink and barbecues across the country. The total …

  • Posted: August 14, 2018

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