Tag: margin

Discount-driven blip

From FT.com today: According to the British Retail Consortium survey, retail sales rose by just 0.1 per cent year-on-year, suggesting that the pick-up in demand seen in January was a “discount-driven blip”, according to Stephen Robertson, director general. As I

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Surprise rise in UK retail sales

The official figures have come as something of a surprise – UK retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, official figures have shown. Total sales volumes climbed 0.3% in November from the previous month, the Office for National Statistics said. Sales were

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