In January 2021, retail sales volumes decreased by 8.2% when compared with December 2020 as tighter nationwide coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions affected sales, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
For 2020 overall, Total sales declined 0.3% compared with 2019. Food growth was 5.4% and the Non-Food decline was 5.0% for the year, the latest BRC/KPMG Retail Sales Monitor shows.
The two monthly increases in the volume of retail sales in May and June 2020 have brought total sales to a similar level as before the coronavirus pandemic, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal.
The volume of retail sales in April 2020 fell by a record 18.1%, following the strong monthly fall of 5.2% in March 2020, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The closure of non-essential retail in the UK, now extended for another three weeks, equates to 382 million square feet of physical space out of action. This space would have generated £14.5bn of sales over that period based on 2019
UK retail sales increased by 0.7% in July 2018, compared with the previous month, recovering from a decrease of 0.5% in June 2018, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). When compared with the same month
Data from retail software company Vend has found that retail sales during the Football World Cup tournament increased by 6% on the days that England played, compared to the same days the previous month. This was despite average retail sales
June 2018's retail sales stated “strongest three-month-on-three-month growth since May 2001”. However, looking further into the figures, it shows that June was down, admittedly on a strong April and May, according to one retail expert.
Retail sales grew at the fastest pace since September 2017 in the year to June, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey (DTS). The survey of 106 firms, consisting of 45 retailers, also revealed that sales volumes were well
UK retail sales increased by 5.6% in the four weeks to 29 April 2017, compared with April 2016, when they had decreased 0.9% from the preceding year, according to the latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.
Retail sales volumes grew at steady pace in year to March, latest CBI Distributive Trades Survey shows
Retail sales volumes grew at a steady pace in the year to March, and slightly faster than expected, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 116 firms, consisting of 65 retailers, showed that growth in the
Retail sales volumes grew modestly in the year to February, having fallen in January, according to the latest CBI quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 128 firms, of which 64 were retailers, showed that sales volumes are expected to rise
As the January sales period draws to a close new research from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of all the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, reveals that six in ten Brits (59%) don’t just hunt out bargains, but take
Retail sales volumes fell unexpectedly in the year to January, following robust increases over the final quarter of 2016, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 113 firms, consisting of 52 retailers, showed that sales fell
UK retail sales increased by 1.0% on a like-for-like basis from December 2015, when they had increased 0.1% from the preceding year, according to the BRC- KPMG Retail Sales Monitor for December 2016. On a total basis, sales rose 1.7%, against
The first trading weekend of 2017 has delivered a nationwide decline in footfall, as poor weather, an early December spending spree and Bank Holiday trading hours deterred shopping from stepping outdoors on New Year’s Day. New Year’s Eve proved to be
Retail sales grow at slightly better rate than expected, latest CBI Distributive Trades Survey shows
Retail sales growth accelerated in the year to December, with volumes rising at the fastest pace since September 2015, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 112 firms consisting of 53 retailers showed that sales volumes
Retailers reported the strongest pace of growth since September 2015 over the year to October, with sales expected to expand at similar pace next month, according to the latest CBI monthly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 126 firms, of which
As the pound hits a 31-year low, UK retailers continue to take advantage of the post-Brexit climate as international consumers flock to bag a Great British Bargain, according to the latest figures from Worldpay. In the ten weeks following the referendum,
Brexit bounce set to gift UK retailers bumper growth this Christmas, says Fung Global Retail & Technology report
Despite initial fears that the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) would damage consumer confidence, Brits have continued shopping and spending. This “Brexit bounce” is set to gift UK retailers bumper growth this Christmas, according to the latest
Retail sales rose 1.3% in September, against a 3.9% increase in September 2015, which had been the best month of 2015, excluding Easter distortions, according to the latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor. On a three-month basis, total UK retail sales
Retail sales fall but growth expected to return next month, latest CBI Distributive Trades Survey shows
Retail sales volumes fell in the year to September following last month’s increase according to the latest CBI monthly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 120 firms, of which 63 were retailers, showed that the volume of sales fell, despite expectations
Hammerson’s Retail Tracker (HART), which monitors sales activity across its UK-wide portfolio of shopping centres, reported a 0.5% like-for-like uplift in sales during July as UK shoppers snapped up goods for summer holidays and special occasions, and tourists made the
Retail sales volumes grew in the year to August following last month’s fall, according to the latest CBI quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 131 firms, of which 58 were retailers, showed that the volume of sales grew modestly over
The shock which a Brexit would give to the UK economy would lead to retail figures falling by 3% in 2017, according to a new report released today by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The study, which maps the impact of a