ALEX BRUMMER: Laggards should pay back their rates relief

British supermarket chains offer an antidote to the despondency about the future of shopping after the insolvency procedures at Arcadia and Debenhams. With much of the High Street closed in November the grocers made hay, with consumers spending £10.9billion on food and drink, a rise of 11.3 per cent. By getting their holiday ranges out … Read more