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17 December 2014

Summary: UK Retail Inflation December 2014

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell to a 12 year low of just 1.0% in November as food deflation and the impact of lower oil prices drove down the overall rate. As we pointed out in Novemb...

21 November 2014

Summary UK Retail Sales November 2014

Below is our summary of UK retail sales for November 2014 within the Food and Drink, Clothing and Footwear, Household Goods, DIY and Gardening and Consumer Electronics categories.

Food and drin...

19 November 2014

Summary UK Retail Inflation November 2014


The Consumer Price Index CPI in October rose marginally to 1.3 in what is likely to be a small blip in the longer-term downward trend.

Falling commodity prices particularly oi...

21 September 2014

Online Retail in the UK

Internet users grew to 82 per cent of the UK adult population in the final quarter of 2013, equivalent to 41.5 million users, according to the Retail Economics Online Retailing 2013 Report. In additi...