Two countries, two groups of consumers, two sets of figures. One similar result. Whether it’s Brexit blues or election uncertainty, it seems consumers in the UK and US just aren’t in a spending mood at the moment. 352 more words
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Fears of an immediate post-Brexit vote slump in the UK retail sector proved unfounded, as new figures reveal that retail sales increased in July.
A survey by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and a leading accountancy firm found that total sales rose by 1.9% compared to the same month last year, while a separate report by Barclaycard found that spending in restaurants, pubs and cinemas also grew strongly in the month following the referendum. 162 more words
OK, first question: Did UK shoppers hit the stores in January? Yes! That was the resounding answer from the latest footfall stats released today by the British Retail Consortium and Springboard. 353 more words
The world of e-shopping is now global and it’s also mobile. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the British Retail Consortium and Google looking at the last quarter of 2015. 526 more words