Data: Retail sales rise in June as Euro 2020 drives spend

England Football kit on mannequins at Sports Direct, Oxford Street

Retail sales rose in June as supermarket sales were buoyed by the England team’s progress in football’s European Championships.

The amount spent at retailers jumped 13.1% in June compared to the same month last year, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Excluding fuel, sales values increased 9.6%.


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