An HSO-commissioned survey carried out in early 2019, polling the views and opinions of the UK public, revealed that UK consumers were decidedly lukewarm about the prospect of online retailers setting up bricks and mortar stores.

Less than a third (29%) of UK consumers say they would like to see leading online brands such as Amazon and ASOS establish a physical presence on the High Street.

Yet, the survey also revealed that bringing the best of the online and in-store worlds together does offer the potential to rejuvenate the more traditional bricks and mortar retail environment.

Read the survey