Chief executive wants to 'level the playing field' between high street and internet retailers
Manufacturing sector has a 'spring in its step' and British Retail Consortium claims retail sales rose
British Retail Consortium finds cash accounts for about 54% of sales
'Sometimes a parent doesn't like it when the child grows up,' claims Ocado boss Tim Steiner
Overall prices thought to be just 0.4% ahead of a year ago
'We're not saying the heydays are back but we might be posed for a little bit of lift-off' say analysts
'We're a force for good', British Retail Consortium tells Chancellor ahead of next month's Budget
Boost comes after disastrous month in which three major brands went into administration
Drinks industry fights back as government plans to ban two-for-one offers and other cheap booze incentives
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