Heatwave brightens retail sales after March blizzard

Retail bosses hailed last week’s sunny weather as a “turning point” for spring trade, prompting shoppers to snap up new product.

The mini-heatwave provided a shot in the arm for Britain’s high streets as shoppers stocked up for the stark change in weather.

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