GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
In its European Retail Action Plan (ERAP), the Commission announced the establishment of a HLG to help trigger a “retail reflex” in the political agenda and to increase awareness of retail issues. The HLG should assist the Commission in developing policies to improve the long-term competitiveness of the EU retail sector.
- helping the Commission to monitor progress achieved for the actions identified in the ERAP by providing insight oncerning the practical implementation of these policies and make recommendations on the implementation;
- exchanging views and highlight best practices in order to advise the Commission on measures to enhance the competitiveness of the retail sector;
- advising the Commission on the development of further new actions which could be proposed.