Fashion sales in the United Kingdom slow down in November with 0.1% rise
The retail sales of clothing items, footwear and garment accumulate three positive months after dropping 0.6% in August, according to the last provisional data gathered by Office for National Statistics.
Fashion retail sales in the United Kingdom moderate their increase on the brink of Christmas. The turnover of clothing, footwear and garment retail sales registered a rise of only 0.1% in November, according to the last provisional data gathered by Office for National Statistics (ONS).
It is the third consecutive rise on a row after registering improvements of 0.2% in September and October. Regarding product categories, the sales of garments in the country shoot up by 22.4% in the same month last year whereas clothing raised only 0.5%.
In the case of footwear and leather goods, its volume of business dropped yet again, scoring a drop of 7.5% and linking nine months of step backs in a row. Notwithstanding, the downfall scored in November was the lesser one of the last three months standing at 12.4% in September and 8.9% in October.
It is the third consecutive rise on a row after registering improvements of 0.2%
All fashion sales in the United Kingdom put together managed to score an interannual rise of 5% in November after a year of upheavals. After going up by 2.8% in January, the rise lowered to 1.1% in the second month of the year.
In March, the commerce’s turnover dropped for the first time this year, with a fall of 1.2% which it maintained in April, when the step back stood at 1.8%. After a punctual rise in May of 2.3%, the sector’s volume of business fell down lightly in June to bounce back by 1.2% again in July and contract 0.3% in August.
On the web, the country’s retail sales improved by 13.1% in November in base to the same month last year. The online income of textile articles, clothes and footwear was promoted by 20.7%.
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