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UK Retail Economic Briefing

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Retail Economics produce a number of monthly economic reports which draw upon a range of data sources to bring in-depth and insightful analysis of the UK retail sector.

The retail sector's importance to the overall economy is undeniable. It contributes 5% of UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employs around three million people and occupies over 280,000 physical outlets. Total turnover in 2014 was almost £340 billion – 20% of nominal GDP – with online retail sales growing to almost £35 billion.

This report provides a broad overview of the UK economy, focusing on the macroeconomic factors important in determining the strength of the retail sector. In-depth analysis is provided to keep you informed of the latest movements in the UK economy, vital in forming a view of the strength and trajectory of the UK retail sector.

A range of economic sources are covered in this report to provide you with a comprehensive overview.

Data sources in this report include:
- ONS Gross Domestic Product
- ONS Consumer Price Index
- ONS Labour Market Statistics
- ONS Consumer Spending
- ONS Household Savings Ratio
- ONS Retail Sales Index
- ONS Online Retail Sales
- Nationwide House price data
- ONS Consumer Price Index
- BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index
- Credit data
- Household debt data
- Average Earnings Growth
- GfK Consumer Confidence
- BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor
- CBI Distributive Trade Survey

The report also includes a number of charts, graphs and tables to support commentary and add context to underlying macroeconomic trends.

To download your sample copy of the UK Retail Economic Briefing, please complete and submit the form on this page.