BRC – KPMG: sales in August 2016 declined 0.3% against a 0.1% increase in August 2015

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “A month of extraordinary achievement for Team GB certainly produced a feel-good effect and consumer confidence was up on July, but that generally didn’t translate into extra sales. Consumers were enticed towards leisure and outdoor activities rather than shopping, although Food did […]

BRC – KPMG: UK online sales of Non-Food products grew 6.2% in August

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Online echoed the performance of total sales this month, with growth slowing to just 6.2 per cent, well below the 12-month average of 11.1 per cent. People’s attention on screens turned to watching the Olympics rather than browsing, resulting in the lowest […]

SRC-KPMG: Scottish sales decreased by 3.8% in January 2016 vs the same month last year

In January 2016, total Scottish sales decreased by 3.8% compared with January 2015, when they had declined by 2.3%. This is the weakest Store performance since April 2012, but follows the best performance since January 2014 in the prior month. Like-for-like sales decreased by 4.0% on last January, when they had decreased by 3.1%. Adjusted […]

Non-Food online sales in UK grew 14.9% in January 2016 vs a year earlier – BRC-KPMG

 Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 14.9% in January versus a year earlier, when they had risen by 11.7% over the previous year. This is the second best performance since June 2015. January’s online sales performance was ahead of its 3-month and 12-month averages of 14.0% and 12.7%, respectively. In January 2016, […]

UK retail sales rose by 2.6% in January 2016 vs the same month last year – BRC-KPMG

UK retail sales rose by 2.6% on a like-for-like basis from January 2015, when they had increased 0.2% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 3.3%, against a 1.6% rise in January 2015. This is the best growth since September, firmly ahead of the 3-month average of 1.6% and the 12-month […]

SRC-KPMG: Scottish retail sales decreased by 0.2% in 2015 compared with December 2014

In December 2015, total Scottish sales decreased by 0.2% compared with December 2014, when they had declined by 1.8%. This is the best performance since January 2014, excluding Easter distortions. Like-for-like sales decreased by 0.4% on last December, when they had decreased by 2.6%. Adjusted for deflation measured by the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI), […]

British Retail Consortium: December 2015 saw just 1 per cent retail sales growth YoY

UK retail sales rose by 0.1% on a like-for-like basis from December 2014, when they had decreased 0.4% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.0%, against a 1.0% rise in December 2014. Adjusted for the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index deflation, total growth was 3.0%. Total growth was above the 3-month […]

Online sales of Non-Food products in UK up 11.8% in November vs. a year earlier – BRC-KPMG

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 11.8% in November versus a year earlier, when they had risen by 12.0% over the previous year. November’s online sales performance was in line with its 3-month average of 11.9% and was just ahead of its 12-month average of 11.6%. In November 2015, Online sales represented […]

UK retail sales in November 2015 decreased 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from November 2014 – BRC-KPMG

UK retail sales decreased 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from November 2014, when they had increased 0.9% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 0.7%, against a 2.2% rise in November 2014. Adjusted for the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index deflation, total growth was 2.2%. Total growth was below the 3-month average […]

SRC-KPMG: Scottish retail sales decreased by 2.4% in Oct 2015 vs the same month last year

In October 2015, total Scottish sales decreased by 2.4% compared with October 2014, when they had declined by 1.2%. Like-for-like sales decreased by 2.8% on last October, when they had decreased by 2.7%. Adjusted for deflation measured by the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI), total Scottish sales decreased by 0.6%. Total Food sales were 3.2% […]

BRC-KPMG: UK retail sales increased 2.6% in Sep 2015 vs the same month 2014

– UK retail sales increased 2.6% on a like-for-like basis from September 2014, when they had decreased 2.1% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 3.9%, against a 0.8% fall in September 2014. This is the fastest growth since January 2014, excluding Easter distortions. Adjusted for the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index […]

BRC-KPMG: Non-Food products sales online in UK grew 14.2% in September

– Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 14.2% in September versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 8.2% over the previous year, the second-slowest growth of 2014. This is ahead of the 12-month average of 12.1%. – In September 2015, Online sales represented 17.7% of total Non-Food sales, against 17.2% […]

BRC-KPMG: Non-Food online sales in UK grew 6.5% in August vs a year earlier

– Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 6.5% in August versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 19.8% over the previous year, the strongest growth of 2014. This represents the slowest online growth since April 2013. – In August 2015, online sales represented 17.2% of total Non-Food sales, against 16.3% […]

British Retail Consortium: better news for food sales this August with a clear improvement compared with July

UK retail sales decreased 1.0% on a like-for-like basis from August 2014, when they had increased 1.3% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 0.1%, against a 2.7% rise in August 2014. In the three months to August, total Food sales were up 0.3%. The twelve-month average total Food growth turned […]

BRC-KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR JUNE 2015: UK retail sales increased 1.8% on a like-for-like basis from June 2014

– UK retail sales increased 1.8% on a like-for-like basis from June 2014, when they had decreased 0.8% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 2.9%, against a 0.6% rise in June 2014. This is the strongest growth since January 2014, excluding Easter distortions and compares with a 12-month average of […]

BRC-KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in UK grew 17.6% in June vs a year earlier

– Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 17.6% in June versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 10.6% over the previous year. This is the best online performance since August 2014 and outperformed the 3-month and 12-month averages of 14.6% and 12.6%, respectively. – In June 2015, online sales represented […]

BRC-KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 9.9% in May versus a year earlier

LONDON, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC-KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 9.9% in May versus a year earlier – Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 9.9% in May versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 17.0% over the previous year. This tough comparative explains […]

BRC-KPMG: UK retail sales in May 2015 were flat on a like-for-like basis from May 2014

LONDON, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC-KPMG: UK retail sales in May 2015 were flat on a like-for-like basis from May 2014 – UK retail sales were flat on a like-for-like basis from May 2014, when they had increased 0.5% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.1%, against a 2.0% […]

BRC-KPMG March 2015: UK retail sales increased by 3.2% on a like-for-like basis from March 2014

– UK retail sales increased by 3.2% on a like-for-like basis from March 2014, when they had decreased 1.7% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 4.7%, against a 0.3% fall in March 2014. Adjusted for the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index deflation, total growth was 6.8%. The figures are flattered by […]

BRC-KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in UK grew 12.3% in March versus a year earlier

– Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 12.3% in March versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 12.8% over the previous year. This month’s growth is the best since October 2014 and is in line with the 12-month average of 12.1%. In March 2015, online sales represented 17.6% of total […]

Scottish retail sales increased by 0.2% in February 2015, the best growth since November, SRC-KPMG

LONDON, 2015-3-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In February 2015, total Scottish sales decreased by 1.4% compared with February 2014, when they had decreased by 1.0%. Like-for-like sales decreased by 2.3% on last February, when they had decreased by 2.5%. Adjusted for deflation measured by the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index, total Scottish sales increased by […]

SRC/KPMG: total Scottish retail sales decreased by 2.3% in January 2015 compared with January 2014

LONDON, 2015-2-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In January 2015, total Scottish sales decreased by 2.3% compared with January 2014, when they had increased by 4.3%. Like-for-like sales decreased by 3.1% on last January, when they had increased by 2.5%. Adjusted for deflation measured by the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index, total Scottish sales decreased by […]

BRC-KPMG ONLINE RETAIL SALES MONITOR JANUARY 2015: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 11.7% in January vs a year earlier

LONDON, 2015-2-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 11.7% in January versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 19.2% over the previous year. This month’s growth is close to the 12-month average of 12.0%. In January 2015, online sales represented 18.4% of total Non-Food sales, […]

BRC-KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR JANUARY 2015: UK retail sales increased by 0.2% on a like-for-like basis from January 2014

LONDON, 2015-2-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retail sales increased by 0.2%, on a like-for-like basis from January 2014, when they had increased 3.9% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.6%, against a 5.4% rise in January 2014 and above the 12-month average of 1.4%. Adjusted for the BRC-Nielsen […]

BRC-KPMG Retail Sales December 2014: UK retail sales declined by 0.4% vs December 2013

LONDON, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retail sales declined by 0.4%, on a like-for-like basis from December 2013, when they had increased 0.4% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.0%, against a 1.8% rise in December 2013. This is the slowest December growth since December 2008. Adjusted for […]

BRC-KPMG Online Retail Sales December 2014: Sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 7.0% in December versus a year earlier

LONDON, 2015-1-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 7.0% in December versus a year earlier. In December 2013, online sales rose by 19.2% over the previous year. In December, online sales represented 17.0% of total Non-Food sales, against 16.0% in December 2013. Health & Beauty and Household […]

BRC-KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR NOVEMBER 2014: UK retail sales grew 0.9%, on a like-for-like basis from November 2013, when they had increased 0.6% on the preceding year

LONDON, 2014-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK retail sales grew 0.9%, on a like-for-like basis from November 2013, when they had increased 0.6% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 2.2%, against a 2.3% rise in November 2013. This is the best performance in three months. Household Appliances was the […]

BRC-KPMG ONLINE RETAIL SALES MONITOR NOVEMBER 2014: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 12.0% versus a year earlier

LONDON, 2014-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 12.0% in November versus a year earlier. In November 2013, online sales rose by 16.0% over the previous year. In November online sales represented 21.0% of total Non-Food sales of our Monitor, against 19.6% in November 2013. This is […]

BRC-KPMG ONLINE RETAIL SALES MONITOR OCTOBER 2014: ONLINE SALES REPRESENTED 18.2% OF TOTAL NON-FOOD SALES OF OUR MONITOR, AGAINST 16.5% IN OCTOBER 2013

LONDON, 2014-11-11— /EPR Retail News/ — Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 15.4% in October versus a year earlier, almost in line with the twelve-month average growth of 14.8%. In October 2013, online sales rose by 12.1% over the previous year. In October online sales represented 18.2% of total Non-Food sales of […]

BRC-KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR OCTOBER 2014: FURNITURE AND THE HOME CATEGORIES WERE THE BEST PERFORMING ONES

LONDON, 2014-11-11— /EPR Retail News/ — UK retail sales were flat, at 0.0%, on a like-for-like basis from October 2013, when they had increased 0.8% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 1.4%, against a 2.6% rise in October 2013. This was an improvement on the previous month and beat the […]