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Household income boosted by fall in inflation

19 May 2016

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 0.3 per cent in April from 0.5 per cent in March – lower than consensus expectations of a 0.5 per cent rise. Air fares and clothing prices, which caused the Ind...

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Brexit - A Retail Industry Perspective

10 May 2016

It is argued that both the break with the EU, and the uncertainty associated with it, would be damaging for businesses and could undermine the UK’s economic recovery.In reality, should Brita...

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Is consumer spending about to lose steam?

04 April 2016

Consumer spending has grown strongly over the last three years with the underlying backdrop for households supported by strong employment growth, record-low interest rates, low levels of inflation and...

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Inflation edges up for third consecutive month

19 February 2016

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was positive for a third consecutive month in January with prices rising +0.3 per cent, year-on-year – in line with consensus expectations. The main upward pressure came...

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