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Committee announces new inquiry into the UK Retail Sector

13 March 2013

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee is today announcing a new inquiry into the UK Retail Sector.

Written submissions of evidence are invited on Government support for the retail sector, including

  • Implementation of the Department's action points contained in the Retail Sector Strategy Document (PDF 45 KB) (October 2012);
  • Progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Portas Review;The impact of on-line sales and direct sales on High Street retailers;
  • The skills needed for a successful sector; and
  • The regulations and costs affecting the sector.

The deadline for the submission of written evidence is Monday 15 April 2013.  As a guideline submissions should be no longer than 3000 words.

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