- UK household spending falls following two consecutive months of growth. Monthly decline of -2.9% (September: +3.1%).
- Annual fall in consumer spending recorded in October. Decline of -1.8% registered (September:+0.1%).
- Underlying growth of spending maintained: October 3m/3m rate 2.3% (September: 1.8%).
- Return to growth of internet spending, but high street shows fall compared to a year ago.