BDO High Street Sales Tracker

Like-for-like sales figures for the week ending Sunday, October 10, 2010

Non-Fashion +2.3% up
Fashion +2.6% up
Homewares +8.6% up
Non-store +9.8% up

Non-fashion

Non-fashion had a mixed week with luxury and gifting retailers witnessing higher demand, while leisure related stores saw sales decrease

Fashion

The recent positive momentum across fashion slowed with takings growing at their lowest level since mid August

Homewares

Homewares delivered a strong set of results, albeit flattered by weak comparisons, with sales up in
most areas

Non-store (mail order, online)

Non-store sales were muted with takings growing at the slowest rate for 12 months

SOURCE

Data and commentary supplied by Don Williams, head of retail at BDO. To join or find out more about the index, please contact don.williams@bdo.co.uk.