Pantheon Macroeconomics - Retail sales volumes held steady in September, undershooting the consensus, 0.3%, and they were unchanged in August too. At this stage, evidence of a slowdown in retail sales growth is only tentative, but the trend will weaken decisively when retailers raise prices sharply next year.

Independent Incisive Illuminating

Skip to Main Content

21 October. 2016 Do September Retail Sales Mark the Start of a Weaker Trend?

By Samuel Tombs

Retail sales volumes held steady in September, undershooting the consensus, 0.3%, and they were unchanged in August too. At this stage, evidence of a slowdown in retail sales growth is only tentative, but the trend will weaken decisively when retailers raise prices sharply next year.

Posted: 20th Oct 2016 in 'U.K. Documents'

This document is only available to subscribers of our UK Economic Research.

Request a complimentary trial or login here

Are you taking full advantage of our daily publications?

Pantheon Macroeconomics produce daily publications for U.S., Eurozone, Latin America, UK and Asia, as well as analysis on key data within a few minutes of their release. To activate a complimentary trial on any of these areas, please click here.

U.S. Economic ResearchEurozone Economic ResearchLatin America Economic ResearchUK Economic ResearchAsia Economic Research

« Go back to publications list, or Click here to register for a complimentary trial

Access Key Enabled Navigation

Keywords for: U.K. Documents | 21 October. 2016 Do September Retail Sales Mark the Start of a Weaker Trend?

retail sales, sales, ons, brc, cbi, bdo, clothing sales, credit, ons retail sales, clothing, apparel sales, house purchase, mortgage, mortgages, import prices, vat, vat cut, pantheon macroeconomics, pantheon, macroeconomic, macroeconomics, independent advice, independent analysis, advisors, advisers, advisor, advice, independent, analysis, research, economic intelligence, economy, economic, economics, economists, Dr. Ian Shepherdson, Ian Shepherdson, financial market, financial, market, finance