High street spend rises

Evening Times - - NEWS -

RE­TAIL sales have nudged higher over the past month on the back of early dis­count­ing and strong on­line sales, fig­ures show.

High street spend­ing in­creased by 0.7% over De­cem­ber, ac­cord­ing to BDO’s lat­est monthly High Street Sales Tracker.

The last week be­fore Christ­mas was a par­tic­u­larly busy pe­riod for re­tail­ers, as in-store sales jumped 8.6%.

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