Data: ONS retail sales

The Office for National Statistics produces a wide range of economic, social and population data, including a monthly update on retail sales in the UK. The ONS figures provide a regular breakdown of the volume and value of goods bought, based on turnover data collected from 5,000 retailers that either employ at least 100 staff, or have annual sales of more than £60m.


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Latest ONS retail sales data

Shopping centre in Bristol, England

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