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Britain’s high street is still stuck in recession

22 March 2024

8:06 PM

22 March 2024

8:06 PM

So, is the recession over? The Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) retail sales figures show that sales volumes were flat in February, when many expected them to fall. Moreover, the increase in sales volumes for January was revised upwards from 3.4 per cent to 3.6 per cent, coming on the back of a sharp fall in December (on seasonally-adjusted figures).

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