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Thomas StorringDirector – Economics and Statistics
Tel: 902-424-2410Email: thomas.storring@novascotia.ca

October 17, 2019
UK RETAIL SALES, SEPTEMBER 2019

The UK Office for National Statistics reports that UK retail sales decreased in September.

  • Month over month retail sales values decreased 0.2 per cent while the retail sales volume (adjusted for price changes) increased 0.03 per cent over August 2019.
  • Year-over-year retail sales values increased 3.4 per cent and retail sales volumes increased 3.1 per cent over September 2018.
  • Year-to-date retail sales values increased 4.3 per cent and retail sales volumes increased 3.9 per cent over Jan-Sep 2018.

Year-over-year Internet Sales increased by 9.1 per cent over September 2018.  Online sales declined to a 19.1 per cent share of all retail sales.

Source: UK Office for National Statistics: Statistical BulletinRetail Sales Data 



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