Retail companies going into administration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2019

This statistic shows the number of medium and large retail companies failing in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2019. In 2012, 54 retailers went into receivership, the same number as in 2008. Despite falling to 25 companies in 2015, figures have increased again in recent years, with 43 companies failing in 2019.

Number of medium and large retail companies failing in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2019

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2007 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Retailers are included based on those who went into receivership or administration at the time of research during the 12 month periods between 2007 and 2019 and on the source's (Centre of Retail Research) understanding of their business affairs. Of these companies, some may have since recovered in some form and the business or it's name may therefore still exist.

The figures do not include takeovers unless they were deemed as equivalent to business failure.

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