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 […]

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 […]

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 […]