Pantheon Macroeconomics - Under normal circumstances, we would expect today's retail sales figures to reveal that volumes rebounded in February, following the 2.7% fall over the previous three months. But the continued weakness of spending surveys suggests that we should brace for another soft report.

U.K. | 23 March 2017 February Retail Sales Likely to Confirm Consumer Slowdown
Under normal circumstances, we would expect today's retail sales figures to reveal that volumes rebounded in February, following the 2.7% fall over the previous three months. But the continued weakness of spending surveys suggests that we should brace for another soft report.

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23 March 2017 February Retail Sales Likely to Confirm Consumer Slowdown

By Samuel Tombs

Under normal circumstances, we would expect today's retail sales figures to reveal that volumes rebounded in February, following the 2.7% fall over the previous three months. But the continued weakness of spending surveys suggests that we should brace for another soft report.

Posted: 22nd Mar 2017 in 'U.K.'

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