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 […]

BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX: Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.0% in August, from the 1.6% decline in July

LONDON, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Shop prices continued their record run in deflationary territory. Lower prices this August compared to last were driven by a combination of continuing promotional activity, softening oil prices and a global supply glut of wheat weighing on food prices. “The devaluation of […]

British Retail Consortium: We’ve seen three years of falling shop prices

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.7% in April, unchanged from the decline seen in March. This is in-line with the 12-month average Non-food deflation accelerated to 2.9% in April from the 2.6% fall in March. This is deeper the 12-month average of -2.7% Food returned to inflationary territory in April, up 0.1% compared with […]

BRC – NIELSEN March 2016: This month shoppers can celebrate three years of falling non-food prices

BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX – MARCH 2016 NON-FOOD PRICES FALL FOR 36TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH Period Covered: 07 – 11 March 2016 – Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.7% in March from the 2.0% decline in February. – Non-food deflation rose to 2.6% in March from the 3.0% fall in February. – Food […]