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In one line: A huge decline, but timelier data point to a tentative recovery in May.
In one line: Poor performance likely due to warm weather hitting demand for clothing.
In one line: Pointing to a rebound in the official data in December, though Q4 trading was subdued overall.
In one line: Recovering pre-virus.
In one line: Depressed by its exclusion of Black Friday this year.
In one line: Consistent with a big rebound in the official data.
In one line: Likely to be just an isolated bad month.
In one line: Consumers remain unperturbed by Brexit risks.
In one line: A mediocre month, but a lasting slowdown isn't likely.
In one line: Probably just one isolated soft month; consumers have the means to spend more.
In one line: Sub-par, once the Easter effect is excluded.
In one line: Lower energy prices push inflation down at the end of Q2.
Our view that households will continue to spend more in the first half of this year, preventing the economy from slipping into a capex-led recession, was not seriously challenged yesterday by the BRC's Retail Sales Monitor.
We expect August's retail sales figures, released on Thursday, to surprise modestly to the upside, supporting the MPC's view--which it will reaffirm later that day--that no fresh monetary stimulus is required any time soon.
Last week's heavy snowfall, which blighted the entire country, will depress GDP growth in Q1, making it harder for the MPC to read the economy.
November's Markit/CIPS surveys for the manufacturing, construction and services sectors suggest that GDP growth is on track to strengthen a touch in Q4.
April's Retail Sales Monitor from the British Chambers of Commerce, released yesterday, provided a powerful signal that households' spending rebounded in April, following a terrible Q1.
Signs that Easter trading was unusually poor lead us to anticipate a downside surprise from today's retail sales data for March. The BRC's Retail Sales Monitor, which surveys companies that account for 60% of total retail sales, was remarkably weak in March.
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