July sees boost to retail industry sales

Retail sales rebounded significantly in July, indicating the strongest performance since January. The survey findings, published by the British Retail Consortium, showed a rise of 1.9 per cent in July, up from June's 0.5 per cent, with a year on year rise of 1.1 per cent. The strongest growth however came from online sales, with non-food sales rising 11.2% last month compared with the same period last year.

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