• As the high street falters, what shops will you miss?

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Shopping ain't what it used to be! Time for some fantasy retail therapy Can we still revive the high street? The government can exhort us to “get out and spend” as much as it likes, but so far, we don't seem terribly keen. A flurry of activity tailed off soon after shops re-opened, leaving a stark 15.5% decline on last year, heralding more job losses and closures. Some hit harder than others: where will my husband browse for anaphrodisiac all-weather trousers now that his local adventure store is deceased? Corona removes some of the key pleasures of real-life shopping: touching and trying...
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