This week, we caught up with Vic Smith Beds to find out how they are opening safely. Footfall was up 40% across retail locations, while Chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering VAT reductions. Plus, new mattress recycling technology is being developed.
Retail footfall up 40% | As many shops reopen, footfall is up 52% on the high street, and 37% in shopping centres
VAT could be slashed, helping retailers | Chancellor is weighing targeted or across-the-board reduction in consumption taxes
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Independent retailer Vic Smith Beds shares insight | The impact of COID-19 on the family-run business, plus practical advice for retailers
Plans to recycle mattress foam | $80bn conglomerate DowDupont to scale up foam recycling programme, turning mattresses into new products
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