Brc retail sales growth

9 Jan 2020 Retailers have suffered their worst year on record as overall sales fell for the Total retail sales over the year fell by 0.1% compared with 1.2% growth in British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor shows.

On a Total basis, sales were flat in August, against an increase of 1.3% in August 2018. This is above the 3-month average of -0.4% but below the 12-month average of 0.4%. This is the lowest 12-month average on record. UK retail sales decreased by 0.5% on a Like-for-like basis from August 2018, when they had increased 0.2% from the preceding year. Online Non-Food sales increased by 3.6% in February, against a growth of 5.4% in February 2019*. This is above the 12-month average of 2.9%. Non-Food Online penetration rate increased from 29.1% in February 2019 to 31.1%. The BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor measures changes in the actual value (including VAT) of retail sales, excluding automotive fuel. The Monitor measures the value of spending and hence does not adjust for price or VAT changes. If prices are rising, sales volumes will increase by less than sales values. “Whilst non-food online sales continue to deliver growth, the significant news is that this month’s year-on-year growth is the lowest recorded since our online retail sales monitor began back in December 2012. Broadly speaking, most categories noted a rise, but growth had clearly been muted due to shoppers clawing back on non-food purchases.

Brc–Kpmg Retail Sales Monitor February 2020 “Returning consumer confidence has done little to benefit retailers, with February’s sales growth down 0.4% on a like-for-like basis. The highly anticipated ‘Boris Bounce’ has clearly struggled to materialise in the embroiled retail sector, and looking ahead Covid-19 isn’t likely to

20 Feb 2020 Post-Christmas sales helped retailers see their best growth since March Previous research by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) suggested  9 Jan 2020 Total retail sales over the year fell by 0.1 per cent compared with 1.2 per cent growth in 2018, reflecting the ongoing woe, the BRC-KPMG Retail  The equivalent measure from the BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor (total retail sales values) showed growth of 2.9 per cent in June – the strongest since January  17 Jan 2020 Stephen Springham, Head of Retail Research: After the overly-sensationalistic retail sales figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) last 

5 Aug 2019 Retail sales growth in July slowed to the lowest rate on record for the month the sharpest decline since the BRC began collecting the figures.

In the 12 months of 2019, retail sales fell 0.1% across the sector, compared with 1.2% growth in 2018, according to the latest figures from the BRC-KPMG Sales Monitor. On a total basis for December, sales increased 1.9% year on year, but the BRC said when taking November and December together – “to iron out the Black Friday distortions” – total sales actually declined 0.9% year on year. “January is usually a quieter month for retail, and although static sales might not appear triumphant, at least it is no further deterioration. “Consumer confidence has started to return post-General Election, but we have not experienced any major leaps for the sector yet. Total retail sales increased 0.4% during the five weeks to February 1. This is above the three-month and 12-month average declines of 0.4% and 0.2% respectively. However, the sales increase is below the 2.2% increase in January 2019 and the 12-month average hit a new record low since records began in 1995.

9 Jan 2020 Total retail sales over the year fell by 0.1 per cent compared with 1.2 per cent growth in 2018, reflecting the ongoing woe, the BRC-KPMG Retail 

On a Total basis, sales were flat in August, against an increase of 1.3% in August 2018. This is above the 3-month average of -0.4% but below the 12-month average of 0.4%. This is the lowest 12-month average on record. UK retail sales decreased by 0.5% on a Like-for-like basis from August 2018, when they had increased 0.2% from the preceding year. Online Non-Food sales increased by 3.6% in February, against a growth of 5.4% in February 2019*. This is above the 12-month average of 2.9%. Non-Food Online penetration rate increased from 29.1% in February 2019 to 31.1%. The BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor measures changes in the actual value (including VAT) of retail sales, excluding automotive fuel. The Monitor measures the value of spending and hence does not adjust for price or VAT changes. If prices are rising, sales volumes will increase by less than sales values. “Whilst non-food online sales continue to deliver growth, the significant news is that this month’s year-on-year growth is the lowest recorded since our online retail sales monitor began back in December 2012. Broadly speaking, most categories noted a rise, but growth had clearly been muted due to shoppers clawing back on non-food purchases. Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, BRC: “Retail sales flatlined in August with the 12-month average dropping to a new low of just 0.4%. Greater economic and political uncertainty has driven down consumer demand. While the summer weather gave a small boost to food sales, this was cancelled out by a drop in non-food sales. Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, BRC: “With the spectre of a no-deal weighing increasingly on consumer purchasing decisions, it is no surprise that sales growth has once again fallen into the red. retail sales monitor The leading indicator of retail sales Published since 1995, two weeks before the official UK monthly retail sales, the BRC - KPMG Retail Sales Monitor (RSM monthly report) is a key indicator of consumer demand and the health of the wider economy.

Total retail sales increased 0.4% during the five weeks to February 1. This is above the three-month and 12-month average declines of 0.4% and 0.2% respectively. However, the sales increase is below the 2.2% increase in January 2019 and the 12-month average hit a new record low since records began in 1995.

The BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor measures changes in the actual value (including VAT) of retail sales, excluding automotive fuel. The Monitor measures the value of spending and hence does not adjust for price or VAT changes. If prices are rising, sales volumes will increase by less than sales values. “Whilst non-food online sales continue to deliver growth, the significant news is that this month’s year-on-year growth is the lowest recorded since our online retail sales monitor began back in December 2012. Broadly speaking, most categories noted a rise, but growth had clearly been muted due to shoppers clawing back on non-food purchases. Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, BRC: “Retail sales flatlined in August with the 12-month average dropping to a new low of just 0.4%. Greater economic and political uncertainty has driven down consumer demand. While the summer weather gave a small boost to food sales, this was cancelled out by a drop in non-food sales. Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, BRC: “With the spectre of a no-deal weighing increasingly on consumer purchasing decisions, it is no surprise that sales growth has once again fallen into the red. retail sales monitor The leading indicator of retail sales Published since 1995, two weeks before the official UK monthly retail sales, the BRC - KPMG Retail Sales Monitor (RSM monthly report) is a key indicator of consumer demand and the health of the wider economy.

"Squeezed consumers chose not to splash out this Christmas, with retail sales growth stalling for the first time in 28 months,” said BRC chief executive Helen