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UK retail sales increased 0.6% in September 2021. September 2020 figure 5.6%

According to the UK Retail Consortium (BRC), total UK retail sales increased 0.6% in September this year, compared to 5.6% growth in September 2020. This is below the 3-month average growth rate of 3.1% and the 12-month average growth rate of 9.8%. Last month was up 5.8% compared to the same month in 2019.

UK retail sales fell 0.6% on a similar basis from September 2020, an increase of 6.1%. The BRC said in a press release that it was below both the 3-month average growth rate of 1.7% and the 12-month average growth rate of 10.2%.

In the three months to September, non-food retail sales increased 3.8% on a total basis and 1.6% on a similar basis. This is below the 12-month total average growth rate of 14.0%. Non-Food in September grew year-on-year.

According to the UK Retail Consortium (BRC), total UK retail sales increased 0.6% in September this year, compared to 5.6% growth in September 2020. This is below the 3-month average growth rate of 3.1% and the 12-month average growth rate of 9.8%. Last month was up 5.8% compared to the same month in 2019.

Over the two years, non-food sales increased by 8.7% in the three months to September, during which time in-store sales of such products increased by a total of 10.8%, similar criteria. Total growth was below the 12-month average of 23.3%.

Over the two years, stores were down 9.6% on a similar basis, down 1.6% overall.

Online non-food sales fell 7.3% in September, compared to 36.7% growth in September 2020. This is below the 3-month average of 4% decline.

Non-food online penetration declined from 44.9% in September 2020 to 40.1% in September. It decreased compared to last year, but increased by 9.7 percentage points from the 30.8% seen at the same time in 2019.

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UK retail sales increased 0.6% in September 2021. September 2020 figure 5.6%

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