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850 retail jobs lost a day so far in 2021

Whilst the Government is reportedly considering a rent moratorium extension, Professor Joshua Bamfield at the CRR has said this will ‘simply kick the can down the road’

New research has found that 850 retail jobs have been lost every working day so far in 2021, with experts warning that this could be just the “tip of the iceberg”.

Analysis from The Centre for Retail Research has revealed that administrations by large multiple retailers, those with 10 or more stores, have shed 27,096 jobs and earmarked 1,023 stores for closure since the start of the year.

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