Thursday, 20 October 2011

Retail sales rises all thanks to computer games

Some good news on the economy this morning as retail sales are up in September.

According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS),sales rose 0.6 per cent reversing a 0.4 per cent fall in August.

The rise,says the ONS,is down to back-to-school sales of laptops and a number of big video game launches.

However clothing sales fell 2.1 per cent on the year, their biggest annual fall since April 2008.That fall may well be down to the unseasonably warm September that we had

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