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Biggest fall in UK retail sales since 1995 despite online boom

UK retail sales suffered the biggest decline in 25 years last year as the closure of non-essential shops during lockdowns more than outweighed the online spending boom fuelled by COVID-19.

Biggest fall in UK retail sales since 1995 despite online boom
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  • Shared by The Guardian
  • January 13, 2021
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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said total sales fell by 0.3% last year from the level in 2019 – the worst performance since records began in 1995 – reflecting the impact of government lockdowns and shifting consumer spending trends.

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