Tomorrow the government are expected to announce that there are no plans to change the current English Sunday trading laws. These currently state that any shop over 3,000 square feet...

Tomorrow the government are expected to announce that there are no plans to change the current English Sunday trading laws. These currently state that any shop over 3,000 square feet can not open for more than six hours on the traditional ‘day of rest', while allowing any smaller stores to open for as long as they like.

If so, this decision will have been made despite the intense lobbying of retailers such as Asda, Next, B&Q and IKEA. Their argument that changing the law would give consumers more choice and create jobs has been countered by small businesses who claim they might go out of business as a result.

READ THIS ARTICLE FOR $15
$15 provides access to this article and every case-study, interview, and analysis piece that we publish for the next 30 days. Our Premium Subscription also provides access to a database of over 100,000 articles on innovation in brand, customer, and retail experience.
Already a subscriber? Log in