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'Formidable challenges' for retailers

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“There are few more pressing issues for the retail industry than the prohibitive cost of business rates, which has moved in the eyes of many retailers from irritating to debilitating in recent years.”

So said Scottish Retail Consortium Director and WPCS Trustee, David Lonsdale in his New Year message for 2017. 
Mr Lonsdale also explained why policy makers should be concerned about  “the formidable challenges” for Scottish retail in the year ahead.

In many respects our economy lives or dies by what happens to consumer spending,” he said.

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