In the last five years the retail sector has faced enormous pressures, with consumer spending slowing, further compounded by the digital revolution and the rapid expansion of new channels that incorporate the internet, mobile and social media. However, according to a new i2i Events Group report, UK retailers are finding opportunities in this new landscape – and some are at the forefront of global development.

In this article, read about the opportunities experts have identified in the UK retail market, including surprising statistics on digital adoption.

This is a summary of The UK Retail Market Opportunity: your independent and authoritative guide to the UK retail market, a report compiled by i2i Events in collaboration with several leading retail authorities. i2i Events organises Spring Fair International and its sister event, Autumn Fair, two of the UK’s leading trade platforms for home and gift retail buyers.

This article can be found on page 26 of November's issue of Furniture News.