I took a few days off in the week of the budget. Is that such a bad thing? Most of it was flagged up beforehand anyway. But I’m still interested in the impact of the budget.
- Value of retail sales in February 2012 showed an increase of 3.2 per cent higher than February 2011.
- Sales volumes in February 2012 increased 1.0 per cent when compared with February 2011.
- The proportion of retail sales made via the internet is estimated to have been 10.7 per cent of all retail sales excluding fuel in February 2012.