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Release: Retail Sales, July 2011

Released: 18 August 2011 Next edition: 15 September 2011


Kate Davies

Retail Sales

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455602

Categories: Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output

Frequency of release: Monthly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: GB

Geographical breakdown:

Survey name(s): Monthly Business Survey - Retail Sales Inquiry

  • Value of retail sales in July 2011 showed an increase of 4.3 per cent compared with July 2010.

  • Sales volumes in July 2011 was unchanged compared with July 2010.

  • Between July 2010 and July 2011 predominantly food stores volumes decreased 1.6 per cent; following last months record fall.

  • An estimated £26.0 billion was spent on retail goods during July 2011, up from £24.9 billion in July 2010.

Contains a first estimate of retail sales in volume and value terms, seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted.

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