Consumer confidence rises for third month as end of lockdown nears

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Consumer confidence increased in March as the vaccine rollout continued and the end of lockdown grew nearer.

All measures registered a vast improvement in March as consumers looked forward to a post-pandemic future, according to the GfK consumer confidence barometer.

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