Office of National Statistics (ONS)

UK recession hits clothing retail as consumer confidence wanes 

ONS explains that this follows an unrevised estimated fall of 0.1% in the previous quarter (July to September 2023). As…

Increasing focus on online sales in UK puts ESG under the spotlight

Online sales in the UK increased in July 2023, despite overall retail sales falling by 2.6% as wet weather and…

April UK retail sales signal return of consumer fashion spending

The three-month period leading up to April 2023 also showed encouraging signs, with sales volumes increasing by 0.8% compared to…

UK December clothing sales rise despite retail down overall

UK clothing stores saw sales volumes increase by 1.0% in December 2022, however the total non-food stores sales volumes, including…