Small retailers need rent reductions to survive
WA’s residential renters have been given reprieve on the cost of rentals but what about retailers?
On Perth Tonight Chris spoke to Barry Urquhart from Marketing Focus about the future of small business.
Mr Urquhart told Chris that “in a lot of circumstances unfortunately the retailers are really the meat in the sandwhich because they’re being squeezed between lower prices, higher competition and static if not increasing rent and more importantly utility prices”.
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