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UK Retail Sales: August 2023

Jacob Hess
September 22, 2023

UK Retail Sales

9/22/2023 (August 2023)

+0.4% MoM (-1.4% YoY)


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Food Sales +1.2% MoM
Non-Food Sales +0.6% MoM
Fuel sales -1.2% MoM

UK retail sales grew 0.4% MoM in August but was down -1.4% YoY. Food sales jumped 1.2% MoM, and non-food sales grew 0.6% MoM. Non-store sales (-1.3% MoM) and auto fuel sales (-1.2% MoM) both fell to offset food and non-food sales gains.