This report investigates the development of the Fast Growth Cities, shining a light on the additional challenges this group has faced due to the pandemic and exploring how best to unlock their further growth and future success.
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This briefing examines the economic impact of Covid-19 from the first national lockdown to understand how the 11 Core Cities are likely to be affected by continuing restrictions and what the shape of their recovery might look like.
It is too simplistic to state that the increase in online retail inevitably threatens the high street.
As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic varies across the country, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
Data on credit and debit card spending levels where people spent the most in the run up to Christmas.
As new restrictions affect retail in the run up to Christmas, what does spending data from earlier in the year tell us about what the future might hold for the high street?
In most city centres, the second lockdown had less of an impact on footfall than the first one. But city size matters as much as the tier of restrictions.
Analysis and discussion on the future of retail spending.
Online spend has increased everywhere, but figures offer hope to traditional bricks and mortar.
A look back at the first national lockdown as England begins a second one.