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Platinum Jubilee failed to prevent fall in retail sales

July 22, 2022

Via: Sky News

Non-food stores, such as clothing and household goods, which slumped by 4.7% and 3.7% respectively, were hit particularly hard, according to data from the Office of National Statistics.

Some had hoped that the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee would give shops a major boost.

Where the Jubilee did have a positive impact was in food, which saw sales volumes spike by 3.1%, with retailers confirming that higher sales were because of the celebrations.

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