BDO High Street Sales Tracker
Like-for-like sales figures for the week ending Sunday, November 8
- Non-fashion sales slid into negative territory for the first time in more than two months. Demand for outdoor goods and gifts were notably weaker.
- Fashion sales were helped by more seasonable weather conditions and targeted promotions, which boosted sales in some categories. Sales of formalwear registered the best gains.
- The positive momentum of recent weeks eased, with homewares takings falling back into negative territory. Big-ticket purchases were generally weak.
- Non-store sales picked up considerably as the national
post strike was called off.