Retail is one of the largest sectors of the region’s economy, employing approximately 79,000 people and an economic output of over £1.6 billion.

The region offers a wide range of opportunities for retail businesses with 300 popular high street names at Meadowhall Shopping Centre, one of Europe’s largest shopping venues. Meadowhall attracts 25 million visitors annually and has 1.5m sq ft of retail sales footage.

The centres of Barnsley, Doncaster and Sheffield are undergoing major refurbishment, while the region enjoys thriving local high streets and bustling local markets which makes it ideal for retailers.

Key Partners

The Retail Sector Group supports retail businesses in the Sheffield City Region.

British Independent Retailer Association
British Retail Consortium
The British Online Retailing Association
The Source