Scottish Retail Consortium



SRC & KPMG: September sales sound alarm bells for retail

Total retail sales in September continue to perform below pre-pandemic levels, with sales down 9.1% compared with September 2019, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.

Published 20 October 2021

Scottish shopper footfall drops by 19.9% in September

Scottish footfall decreased by 19.9% in September (Yo2Y), a 1.3 percentage point increase from August, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and Sensormatic IQ Footfall Monitor.

Published 8 October 2021

Scottish Government announces COVID-19 recovery strategy

The Scottish Government has announced that people who have suffered the most as a result of the pandemic will be at the heart of Scotland’s Covid recovery strategy.

Published 6 October 2021

SRC & KPMG: Lifting of restrictions a let down as summer retail sales stutter

The lifting of coronavirus restrictions has been dubbed a 'let down' as Scottish total retail sales in August continued to perform below pre-pandemic levels.

Published 15 September 2021

SRC: Scottish Budget must stimulate a sustainable retail recovery

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has published its recommendations for the Scottish Government’s 2022-2023 Budget calling for action to stimulate consumer spending, protect vulnerable consumers, and support hard-pressed businesses.

Published 10 September 2021

Scottish shopper footfall improves but still fifth down on pre-pandemic

Scottish footfall decreased by 21.2% in August, a 5.9 percentage point increase from July, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and Sensormatic IQ Footfall Monitor.

Published 3 September 2021

SRC& KPMG: Scottish retailers still waiting for return to pre-pandemic trading

Scottish retailers are still waiting for a return to pre-pandemic trading as total retail sales in Scotland increased by 7.4% compared with July 2020 when they had decreased by 8.3% year-on-year.

Published 18 August 2021

SRC calls for action to entice city centre shoppers back

Action to entice city centre shoppers back and early certainty over business taxes and regulation should be at the heart of the next Scottish Government Budget this autumn, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).

Published 13 August 2021

SRC: Scottish shop vacancies spike by a quarter since Q2 2020

Scottish shop vacancies have risen by a quarter since the second quarter of 2020, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC)-Local Data Company (LDC) Vacancy Monitor.

Published 30 July 2021

Scottish retail sales edge closer to pre-pandemic levels in June

Scottish retail sales in June moved closer to pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.

Published 21 July 2021

SRC: Scottish shopper footfall stalls in June

Scottish shopper footfall decreased by 29.5% in June, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and Sensormatic IQ Footfall monitor.

Published 9 July 2021

SRC: Scottish retail footfall decreased by 24.7% in May

Scottish footfall decreased by 24.7% in May (Yo2Y), a 27.4 percentage point increase from April, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and Sensormatic IQ Footfall Monitor.

Published 4 June 2021

Scottish business welcomes new cabinet ministers

Scottish business organisations have welcomed the appointment of new cabinet ministers to the Scottish Parliament.

Published 20 May 2021

Scottish shopper footfall perks up as April sees stores open

Scottish shopper footfall decreased by 52.1% in April year-on-two-years (Yo2Y) as stores reopened after coronavirus restrictions were eased, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) Sensormatic IQ Footfall Monitor.

Published 7 May 2021

SRC: Scottish shop vacancies spike to six year high

Scottish shop vacancies have reached a six year high, according to the latest figures released by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and the Local Data Company (LDC).

Published 30 April 2021