Barclays Corporate Banking comments on yesterday\'s Retail Sales Index figures

Published

27th October 2016

“Q3 has been a broadly positive period in the retail space with food and non-food categories both feeling the benefits.

“Consumer confidence appeared to grow despite the result of the EU referendum, which it was feared would dampen spending. The supermarkets were the biggest winners over the quarter with sales volumes on the up.

“We will be watching the sector with interest as the inevitable post-Brexit price rises from retailers gradually trickle down to the consumer.”

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