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Retail Economics is an independent economics consultancy
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Latest UK Retail Statistics

UK Retail Sales

June 2018

Retail Economics Retail Sales Index: 3.6%
ONS Retail Sales Index Value (NSA): 4.4%

UK Retail Inflation

June 2018

Consumer Price Index: 2.4%
Retail Price Index: 3.4%

UK Consumer

Q4 2017

GDP Q-on-Q: 0.4%
Consumer Spending Q-on-Q: 1.1%