Retail Week takes a look at the bestsellers across the sector as the heat impacts on retail sales.


Footfall fell year-on-year as shoppers made the most of the sunshine, according to BDO


Sales of juicers have rocketed at Currys and PC World while fans and air coolers are up 340% week on week


The temperature at which consumers switch from ice cream to lollies, according to Waitrose


Number of paddling pools sold by B&Q last week and similar number of parasols while fan sales are also in treble digits

1.2 million

The number of packets of sausages sold by Sainsbury’s last week, which would stretch from London to Alicante if laid out in a line. The grocer said outdoor toy sales were up 175%


The number of seconds on average between each air conditioning unit sale made at John Lewis last week