FTSE 350: General retail faces myriad challenges

How customers interact with the UK high street is still evolving. With the advent of discount retailing, online shopping and click-and-collect, traditional general retailers are being forced to change the way they do business. 'General retail' is a tricky term because it encompasses different kinds of businesses, from motor retailers to stationery and even funeral directors. Each business has its own cycle, and some are faring better than others as we take this snapshot.

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