Independent Shop Warning

New research from the British Independent Retailers Association is warning that many of our independent shops will fail if they don't get more people through their doors in the next twelve months.

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Independent retailers fear for their future

Independent traders report shows footfall static Credit: ITV West

A significant number of independent retailers fear for their future on the UK high street. That's according to new research out today.

Two thirds say the numbers of customers passing through their doors over the last year has fallen or remained static. In Bristol, twenty per-cent of people say they visit independent shops once a week.

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