Brits spending 16% more in shops than before Covid but getting less in baskets trends now
Brits are spending 16.5% more in the shops than before Covid but getting nearly 1% LESS in their baskets, figures show – as retail sales claw back ground in April
The inflation pain being endured by Brits was laid bare today with figures showing they are spending far more in the shops than before Covid - but getting less.
Retail sales clawed back ground last month with volumes - how much people buy - expanding by 0.5 per cent after a grim March hit by bad weather.
But the monthly improvement masked wider woe for consumers. While the value of retail sales - how much people spend - is up 16.5 per cent since February 2020,