On Friday 22nd October at 07:00, the Office for National Statistics is publishing the latest retail sales data - for September. With this in mind, we want to know:
- As a small independent retailer, how have September and October been for you?
- How confident are you about the run-up to Christmas this year?
- Are you worried that the rising cost of living (think energy bills, fuel prices) could mean people spend less — or see potential customers flock to bigger brands?
- Have you been impacted by supply chain issues over the past month or two?
As ever, no need for an essay. Soundbites, not War and Peace! 4-5 sentences will do nicely. If you're a Premium user, your response will be edited to ensure it reads like a dream. It will also appear at the top of the News Alert!