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February 2018 UK Retail Sales: Solid Growth Sustained

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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.

Our monthly UK Retail Sales Report reviews the latest sector data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Highlights from our February UK Retail Sales Report:

  • UK retail sales grew by 3.4% year over year in February, level with the rate seen in January. Year-over-year volume growth nudged up from 0.6% in January to 0.8% in February.
  • However, this volume growth was driven largely by Internet pure plays: store-based retailers saw negligible volume gains in February.

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