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British retail sales fall unexpectedly in August - business live

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news Retail sales fell 0.9% in August Food store sales drop as more people dine out 7.29am BST Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Retail sales across Britain fell last month, in another sign that the economy cooled over the summer, and as people spent more time eating and drinking in bars and restaurants. UK Retail Sales incl' auto act: -0.9%, exp: 0.5%, prev: -2.5% gbp “Sales fell again in August, though not nearly as much as in July and, overall...
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