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UK retail sales increase for the fourth consecutive month — CBI

UK independent employers’ organisation, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), announced on Tuesday that UK retail sales continued to grow in the year to March, according to figures from the most recent CBI monthly Distributive Trades Survey. Although sales growth […]

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Cold weather in November boosts UK sales of winter clothes

UK retail sales figures were 2% higher year-on-year for November this year, as the colder weather resulted in an increase in sales of warm clothes, the Office for

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UK retail sales continue to grow

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UK retail sales in April down due to rising prices and poor weather

UK retail sales fell in April, with higher prices and poor weather blamed for keeping shoppers away. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today that retail sales volumes

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Early Easter hits UK retail sales for April

UK retail sales in April were affected by the earlier Easter this year, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) confirmed today.


UK retail sales for August dented by Olympics distraction

Retail sales in the UK fell slightly in August, driven by weaker online sales as consumers watched the Olympics, official figures revealed. Sales volumes in non-store retailing, which includes

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Poor weather across the UK results in weak rise in retail sales in June

Poor weather across the UK in June contributed to a weak rise in retail sales for the month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today. Retail sales were

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British retail sales boosted by Jubilee celebrations, CBI reports

British retailers have reported strong growth in sales and orders, benefiting from extra spending for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, according to a report released today by business

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UK retail sales up 1.4% in May

UK retail sales volumes increased by 1.4% in May from April, and by 2.4% year-on-year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced today. The news was welcomed by the

Petrol sales hit by panic-buying of fuel in March

Panic-buying of fuel in March led to a record fall in petrol sales and an overall decline in retail sales in April, the UK's Office for National Statistics

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