UK Retail Sales Dip In May As Consumers Eat Out
Muhammad Irfan 1 month ago Fri 18th June 2021 | 01:40 PM
London, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Jun, 2021 ) :British retail sales fell last month, with food hit as people returned to bars and restaurants on easing lockdown curbs, official data showed Friday.
7 percent," the ONS noted.
"Anecdotal evidence suggests the easing of hospitality restrictions had had an impact on sales as people returned to eating and drinking at locations such as restaurants and bars." Overall sales in April and May were however 9.1 percent higher than pre-pandemic level in February 2020.