UK: Data Shows Slowdown In Retail Sales Growth
Britain's retail sales growth rose by only 0.1 per cent last month amid strong sales at clothing and shoe stores, official data revealed on Monday. The Office for National Statistics said that small climb means retail sales growth is now four per cent higher than last year. It added on an underlying three monthly basis, sales were up 1.5 per cent from the previous threes and 4.8 per cent from the year-ago period.
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