Retail Sales values up

Retail Sales Monitor, May 2013: BRC

  • UK retail sales values were up 1.8% on a like-for-like basis from May 2012, when they had increased 1.3% on the preceding year.
  • On a total basis, sales were up 3.4%, against a 3.4% increase in May 2012.
  • Total growth of 3.4% was above the 3-month average of 2.3% and the long-term 12-month average of 2.5%