Retail sales boosted by hot weather and royal wedding

Retail sales boosted by hot weather and royal wedding
 

Warmer weather, bank holidays and the royal wedding helped to boost retail sales in May, a survey has indicated.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said total sales rose by 4.1% in May from a year earlier, the fastest pace for more than four years.
However, the BRC noted that retail conditions remained tough, with growth "very low by historical standards".
Separate figures from motor industry showed that UK vehicle sales rose by a "modest" 3.4% in May.
Pageantry Last month's sunnier weather tempted shoppers out to the shops after the freezing start to 2018, the BRC... read more

 
5 June 2018 in Business, Views: 50
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