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UK retail sales saw a steady increase in the month of February, according to the BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.

Total retail sales in the UK increased by 5.2% in February, compared with 6.7% in February 2022.

This was below the three-month average growth of 5.5% and above the yearly average growth of 2.4%.

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