Retail sales show first annual increase since 2008
According to last week’s statistics from the CSO, the volume of retail sales increased by 6.0% in April 2010 compared to April 2009 and there was a monthly increase of 1.8%. The motor industry is leading the recovery. This is the first year-on-year increase in the volume of retail sales (excluding motor trades) since March 2008.
For the statistics summary from the CSO website please click here.