Retail sales: economic indicators - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 24 October 2014 | Standard notes SN02818

Authors: David Hough

Topic: Economic situation, Service industries

The value of retail sales in the three months to September 2014 was 1.9% higher than the same three months in the previous year. The value of sales in food stores was 0.4% lower and the value of sales in non-food stores increased by 5.1%.

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