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UK retail sales rise above pre-Covid levels as lockdown eases

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Reopening of high street stores resulted in dip in online shopping in July

Retail sales rose above pre-pandemic levels in July, the first full month non-essential shops were allowed to reopen, officials figures showed.

Indicating an increased appetite since the easing of the lockdown in May to travel to work and shop on the high street, sales increased to higher levels than in February.

Continue reading…Reopening of high street stores resulted in dip in online shopping in JulyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRetail sales rose above pre-pandemic levels in July, the first full month non-essential shops were allowed to reopen, officials figures showed.Indicating an increased appetite since the easing of the lockdown in May to travel to work and shop on the high street, sales increased to higher levels than in February. Continue reading…