How going global can insulate retailers from Brexit

How going global can insulate retailers from Brexit

Paul Martin, KPMG’s UK Head of Retail, explains how companies can boost their business by broadening their horizons.


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Retailers in the UK face a perfect storm of challenges ahead, as consumer spending falls, costs rise, margins are squeezed and competition within the sector intensifies.

KPMG’s UK Head of Retail Paul Martin suggests that, far from keeping their heads down, retailers should view Brexit as an opportunity to reset their business dial completely – by looking to maximise openings in international markets.

In this article, he explains why an overseas strategy makes sound commercial sense; what are the various business and operating models; who’s already doing what; and how some of the big-hitters have made their mark.

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