We don t need a new Amazon tax to save the high street

Get the Full StoryPhilip Hammond, Britain s Chancellor of the Exchequer, wants to save the UK s embattled high street. To do that, he s proposing a tax on online retailers. Hammond hasn t revealed any details, especially when it comes to how it ll be applied. It s also unclear if the tax will apply to all online retailers, or just the well-known behemoths, like Amazon and Very. This is a neccessary move to protect a high street that s suffered several significant losses in previous years. This year alone has seen the closure of Maplin and Toys R Us. Discount retailer Poundworld also very nearly went under, but… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Amazon