One in eight high street shop premises lay vacant last month, the latest retail figures show.
Scottish Retail Consortium
Scottish retailers will continue to face challenges in 2019 while recovering from the “worst real-terms December sales figures in 20 years”.
Supermarkets should have dedicated shelves and aisles for goods created in their local area, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
Retailers face a “nerve-racking” run-up to the festive season after November sales were the worst for 21 months, according to a new report.