In January 2019, retail sales in the UK totalled £6.6 billion per week, down from £9.4 billion per week in December 2018. This figure includes money spent in shops, supermarkets, in petrol stations and online.
In the three months to January 2019, the quantity (volume) of retail sales decreased by 0.7% compared with the previous three months (‘volume’ figures do not include the effect of inflation). Over the year, the volume of retail sales increased by 3.5%.
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