UK Retailers Are Optimistic For 2015

According to a survey carried out by the British Retail Consortium, UK retailers are optimistic for the year ahead.

More than 75% of those asked said they expect sales to rise in 2015, with a further 67% believing their investment levels will increase and 78% likely to be employing more staff over the next 12 months.

Concerns which were highlighted include weak consumer demand (68%), business rates (53%) and the economy (47%).