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December 2019 UK Holiday 2019 Retail Sales and Trading Review: December Recovery Too Modest To Rescue Total Holiday Sales

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Coresight Research’s monthly reports keep you up to date on US and UK retail sales, US retail traffic and in-store metrics, selected US retailers’ same-store sales and key global consumer indicators. Click here to view our full collection of Monthly Reports.

Highlights from our December UK Retail Sales Report:

UK retail saw a weak 2019 holiday season overall, with beneficiaries of shifts to e-commerce and discount channels being the exceptions.

  • Sales fell at department stores and apparel retailers.
  • The nondiscretionary grocery sector bucked the general trend of growth accelerating sequentially.
  • Internet-only retailers comfortably outpaced the total growth in online sales.

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