Beast from the East causes the biggest fall in high street sales for nearly ten years as latest figures show 10% drop



The Beast from the East caused the biggest fall in high street retail sales for nearly 10 years, bombshell new figures show.
Year-on-year sales dropped by 10.1 per cent for March, according to BDO's High Street Sales Tracker (HSST).
The only time a single month has seen a more severe dip was November 2008, when the UK was simultaneously battling snow and a global financial crisis.
It was also the worst month on record for fashion sales, which were down 12.7 per cent year-on-year, and homewares, down 13.2 per cent.
Sales of lifestyle goods rallied thanks to Mother's Day, but the sector's... read more

 
6 April 2018 in Business, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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