As published in The Grocer on the 11 March


The pandemic has accelerated the high street’s decline. Is government support the answer, or does the concept need a wholesale rethink?

Following the dramatic decline of the high street, Alfred Bartlett, Head of Retail & Leisure at Rapleys share his views on how we can stimulate the recovery of our high streets.

“I believe incentives should be given to developers to invest in the regeneration, or rather resurgence, of town centres.” He argues those incentives could also extend to startup retailers “in certain key sectors” to give them the confidence to set up stall in town centres.

Read the article in full here.