Retail sales: economic indicators - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 21 November 2014 | Standard notes SN02818

Authors: David Hough

Topic: Economic situation, Service industries

The value of retail sales in the three months to October 2014 was 2.0% higher than the same three months in the previous year. The value of sales in food stores in the three months to October 2014 was 0.2% higher than in the same period last year, and the value of sales in non-food stores increased by 0.7%.

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