Retail sales slow in September despite falling inflation

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UK retail sales slowed in September as the “high cost of living continues to bear down on households”, according to the BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.

Total retail sales in the UK increased by 2.7% in September, compared with 2.2% in the same month last year.

This was in line with the three-month average of 2.7% and below the 12-month average of 4.2%.

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