Alpha sector report: Retail – a sector in flux

Alpha sector report: Retail – a sector in flux

The ubiquity of online shopping has been catalyst for significant change across the UK retail sector and customers’ expectations of convenience and speed have never been higher. The advance of social media and technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality, means the sector is only going to evolve further. The twin challenges of adaptation and legacy issues (notably property leases and debt) means picking a quality retail stock is no easy task, nor is it a cheap one. But good returns are still possible.

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