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U.K. Retail Sales Fall More Than Forecast Amid Snow Chaos

Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:14 WIB Retail Sales UK Retail Sales

U.K. retail sales plunged in March as snow and freezing temperatures kept consumers indoors and disrupted deliveries of stock. The volume of goods sold in stores and online declined 1.2 percent, double the drop predicted by economists, figures from the Office for National Statistics Thursday show. Sales excluding auto fuel fell 0.5 percent, also more than forecast. Travel chaos paralyzed Britain from late February when the Beast from the East and then Storm Emma brought sub-zero temperatures and blizzard-like conditions to much of the country. Another blast swept in around the middle of the month. Among the worst hit were sales of clothing and household goods, down 0.7 percent and 0.2...

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