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The weather isn’t to blame for Britons shopping less

20 October 2023

11:28 PM

20 October 2023

11:28 PM

It was the weather wot did it, wot stopped us spending in the shops. Yet again, the favourite old excuse has been trotted out by retailers trying to explain where their sales have vanished.

Retail sales volumes in September, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reports this morning, plunged by 0.9

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