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Release: Retail Sales, September 2011

Released: 20 October 2011 Next edition: 17 November 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: GB, Other

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

  • Value of retail sales in September 2011 showed an increase of 5.4 per cent compared with September 2010.

  • Sales volumes in September 2011 increased by 0.6 per cent compared to September 2010.

  • Non-store retailing and automotive fuel both saw sales volumes increase compared to September 2010 by 15.5 and 2.8 respectively.

  • Textile, clothing and footwear sales volumes fell 2.1 per cent compared to September 2010, the largest fall since April 2008.

  • Non-seasonally adjusted year-on-year sales volumes in large and small stores increase by 0.2 and 2.1 per cent respectively.

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

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