Retail sales excluding fuel in the United Kingdom fell 0.6 percent month-over-month in November of 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent drop in October and compared to market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. It is the biggest decline since December of 2018. Retail Sales Ex Fuel in the United Kingdom averaged 0.20 percent from 1988 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.30 percent in March of 1991 and a record low of -3.60 percent in June of 2008. source: Office for National Statistics
Retail Sales Ex Fuel in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.
United Kingdom Retail Sales Ex Fuel MoM
In the United Kingdom, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In the United Kingdom, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.