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Latest on retail sales, August 2011 - Animated video podcast (YouTube)

Released: 15 September 2011 Download PDF

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The short video podcast using audio commentary and graphical animations covers the following:

  1. It looks at month on month change in sales values and sales volumes before comparing August 2011 with a year earlier.

  2. It then looks at the different retail sectors and shows what how much each is contributing to change in volumes over the year.

  3. There is a comparison of changes in sales between large and small food stores.

  4. 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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