The short video podcast using audio commentary and graphical animations covers the following:
It looks at month on month change in sales values and sales volumes before comparing August 2011 with a year earlier.
It then looks at the different retail sectors and shows what how much each is contributing to change in volumes over the year.
There is a comparison of changes in sales between large and small food stores.
Finally there is a focus on internet sales and what percentage of sales are made up of those online
Source: Office for National Statistics
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