Record shop price deflation

Record shop price deflation, Jan 2014:  BRC

  • Overall shop prices reported deflation for the ninth consecutive month in January, accelerating to 1.0% from 0.8% in December.
  • This is the deepest level of deflation since the series began in December 2006.
  • Food inflation slowed to 1.5% from 1.7% in December. Non-food reported annual deflation of 2.7% in January from 2.3% in December.


Shop price index: inflation edges up

Shop price index: BRC

  • Overall shop price inflation accelerated to 1.5% in October from 1.0% in September.
  • Food inflation increased to 4.0% in October from 3.1% in September.
  • Non-food prices were broadly flat in October after falling 0.2% in September.