BRC: Overall Shop Price deflation was 0.3 per cent in August

London, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX – August 2017 Period Covered: 07 – 11 August 2017 Overall Shop Price deflation was 0.3 per cent in August, a slight deceleration from the 0.4 per cent fall in July. Except for June of this year, this is the shallowest deflation […]

British Retail Consortium: Shop prices in June edged closer to ending a four-year deflationary trend

London, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC – NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX – JUNE 2017 Period Covered: 05 — 09 June 2017 Overall shop price deflation was 0.3 per cent in June, a slight deceleration from the 0.4 per cent fall in May. This is the shallowest deflation rate since November 2013. The deflation of non-food products […]

Change in Sight After Four Years of Falling Shop Prices

London, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Period Covered: 03- 07 April 2017 Overall shop prices reported deflation of 0.5% in April from the 0.8% fall in March. This is the shallowest deflation rate since November 2013. Non-food deflation decelerated to 1.4% from the 2.0% decline in March. This is the shallowest deflation rate since […]

BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM: Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.0% in February

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.0% in February, a sharp deceleration from the 1.7% fall in January. Non-food deflation decelerated to 1.8% in February, an easing from the 2.3% decline in the previous month. Food reported inflation of 0.4% in February, a sharp acceleration from the 0.8% fall in January. This is the first […]

Consumers benefitted from falling shop prices in January

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.7% in January, an acceleration from the 1.4% fall in December. Non-food deflation accelerated to 2.3% in January, deeper than the 1.9% decline in the previous month. Food deflation accelerated to 0.8% in January from the 0.7% decline in December. This compares with a 0.7% fall on a 3-month […]

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 […]

BRC Chief Executive Helen Dickinson: Another fall in shop prices was seen in February

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.0% in February from 1.8% in January. Food returned to deflationary territory, falling 0.4% in February from January’s 0.1% rise. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.8%. Non-food deflation remained at 3.0% for the third consecutive month. LONDON, 2016-Mar-03 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

BRC Chief Executive, Helen Dickinson: Prices in Britain’s shops have continued to tumble in December 2015

– Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.0% in December from the 2.1% decline seen in November. – Food reported annual deflation of 0.3% unchanged from November’s rate. – On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. – Non-food deflation decelerated to 3.0% from 3.3% in November. LONDON, 2016-1-7 — /EPR […]

BRC-NIELSEN: Shop prices fell by 2.1% in November from a 1.8% decline in October

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 2.1% in November from a 1.8% decline in October, a joint record low. Food reported annual deflation of 0.3% from a 0.4% fall in October. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. Non-food deflation decelerated to 3.3% from 2.7% in October. LONDON, 2015-12-4 […]

BRC Director Dickinson: September saw significant prices drops in both food and non-food goods

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.9% in September from a 1.4% decline in August. Food reported annual deflation of 0.5% from a 0.2% rise in August. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. Non-food deflation accelerated further to 2.9% from 2.4% in August. LONDON, 2015-10-7 — /EPR Retail […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX: Shop prices fell by -1.3 per cent in June 2015; 26th consecutive month of prices drops

– Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.3% in June up from 1.9% in May. – Food reported annual deflation of 0.4% the lowest deflation rate since February 2015. – On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. – Non-food deflation slowed to 1.9% in June from 2.5% in May. […]

BRC Director Helen Dickins: Prices in Britain’s shops continue to fall in May by -1.9 per cent

Overall shop prices reported deflation of 1.9% in May unchanged from April. Food reported annual deflation of 0.9% in April for the third consecutive month. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.8%. Non-food deflation remained at 2.5% in May. LONDON, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Director General, […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX MARCH 2015: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 23rd consecutive month, accelerating to 2.1% in March, from 1.7% in February

LONDON, 2015-4-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 23rd consecutive month, accelerating to 2.1% in March, from 1.7% in February. Food reported annual deflation of 0.9% in March from a 0.4% fall in February. On a 12-month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported deflation of 1.7%. Non-food deflation […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX JANUARY 2015: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 21st consecutive month

LONDON, 2015-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 21st consecutive month, decelerating to 1.3% in January, after reporting deflation of 1.7% in December. Food reported annual deflation of 0.5% in January after reporting inflation of 0.1% in December. On a 12 month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX DECEMBER 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the twentieth consecutive month

LONDON, 2015-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the twentieth consecutive month, decelerating to 1.7% in December, after reporting deflation of 1.9% in November. Food reported annual inflation of 0.1% in December after reporting deflation of 0.2% in November. On a 12 month average basis, the Shop Price Index reported […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX NOVEMBER 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the nineteenth consecutive month, unchanged at 1.9% in November

LONDON, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food reported annual deflation for the first time since the series began in December 2006, falling 0.2% in November. Both the fresh and ambient food categories reported annual deflation, falling 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. Non-food deflation slowed marginally to 2.9% in November from 3.1% in October. Helen Dickinson, […]

BRC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX SEPTEMBER 2014: Overall shop prices reported deflation for the 17th consecutive month, accelerating to 1.8% in September from 1.6% in August

LONDON, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — Overall shop prices reported deflation for the seventeenth consecutive month, accelerating to 1.8% in September from 1.6% in August. Food inflation remained at 0.3% in September – equalling the lowest ever recorded. Fresh food inflation was flat for September; this is the first month since Feb 2010 that the […]