UK retail sales fall by record 18.1% in Apr owing to Covid-19 shut down

UK retail sales fall by record 18.1% in Apr owing to Covid-19 shut down

UK retail sales in Apr fell by a record 18.1% owing to Covid-19 lockdown. Among the sectors to suffer was clothing, where sales declined by 50.2% in Apr compared with Mar, which had seen a 34.9% fall. The household stores sales fell 45.4%, on the back of an 8.7% drop in Mar. However increase in non-store retailing at 18% and alcohol stores sales growth of 2.3% was the only bright spot.

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