UK retail sales volumes edged up 0.8% month-on-month in October as sales by value rose 1.6%, the ONS said on Friday. And volumes were also 5.8% higher than their pre-pandemic levels, with value sales 8.9% higher.
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Hopes that strong retail sales in the summer would continue into early autumn seem to have been dashed — at least that’s the case according to the earliest of the monthly retail sales reports to come out.
Office dress codes may be more casual post-pandemic, but men still need to invest in smart suits for business. That could be good news for menswear as it means men need to buy a wider variety of clothing.
August retail sales volumes surprisingly fell, on a month-on-month basis, in Britain the ONS said Friday. Volumes were down by 0.9%, with non-food store sales volumes down 1%, driven by a 3.7% fall at department stores