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Britain's High Streets Reach 'Crisis Point'

Posted at 8:45AM Tuesday 13 Dec 2011

More than 50% of total consumer spend is now off British high streets for the first time in history.

The shock statistic is revealed with the publication of a report compiled by retail expert Mary Portas.

She has come up with a plan to rejuvenate Britain's ailing high streets, some of which she claims are in crisis.

Sky

Portas report: key recommendations (Guardian)

and more in The Guardian

Booksellers Association Welcomes Mary Portas Enquiry into the High Street





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