Sales and marketing

Retail sales grow for third consecutive month

The value of goods sold in the retail sector in July increased by 2.2 per cent when compared with July 2012, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium.

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Retail sales grow again

The quantity of goods bought in the retail sector in June increased by 2.2 per cent compared with June 2012, and by 0.2 per cent compared with May 2013, according to estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

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British retail's 'great success story'

The director general of the British Retail Consortium, Helen Dickinson, has told a conference of senior figures from the retail sector that the industry is a 'great British success story'.

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Retail footfall falls 0.7 per cent

The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium show that total footfall in May was down by 0.7 per cent compared like-for-like with May 2012.

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Retail footfall figures up one per cent

Retailers experienced a one per cent increase in footfall in April, when compared on a like-for-like basis with April 2012, according to the latest figures from the British Retail Consortium.

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Retail sales fell in April

The value of retail sales in the UK was down by 2.2 per cent in April compared with April 2012, according to the latest figures from the British Retail Consortium.

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Retail sales affected by early Easter and snow

Retail sales in the UK grew by 1.9 per cent in March, when compared with the same month in the previous year, according to the latest figures from the British Retail Consortium.

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SMEs' lack of marketing costs £122 billion

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK are losing out on up to £122 billion in sales revenue by failing to keep on top of their marketing, new research has claimed.

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Retail sales show strong start to 2013

UK retail sales grew by 4.4 per cent in February, a 2.7 per cent increase on the 2.3 per cent rise recorded in February 2012, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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UK retail sales fell in January

The quantity of goods bought in the retail sector in January 2013 fell by 0.6 per cent on the previous year, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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