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High temperatures will boost retail sales

High temperatures will boost retail sales

Earlier this month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed a strong performance on the High Street for the month of May – boosted by the sales of televisions in the build-up to the World Cup tournament. However, England’s early exit from the World Cup coincided with a heatwave and according to retail analysts, sales [...]

June 30, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Retail sales soar in London in December

Retail sales soar in London in December

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said shops in Central London enjoyed their best December since records began in 2002, with sales up 12% on year. The report came just a week after the BRC reported that Britain experienced an annual 4.2% rise in sales during December. Both sets of figures will boost hopes that the [...]

January 18, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Cost of food soars 8% since January

Cost of food soars 8% since January

According to a study, the cost of food has risen 8.3% since the start of the year. Retail analysts, Verdict Research who carried out the study for the BBC, discovered that meat and fish are up 22.9% while fresh fruit and vegetables rose 14.7% since January. Store-cupboard items such as tinned foods increased by 15%, [...]

September 5, 2008 | 0 Comments More