British retailers suffered their sharpest fall in sales in four years after last month's vote to leave the European Union, raising doubts about the ability of consumers to stave off a Brexit recession.
The heads of some of Britain's biggest manufacturers warned that leaving the European Union would trigger widescale job losses and a business survey showed the weakest economic outlook in over three years due to uncer...
British shop sales edged up this month after a sharp fall in April, but expectations for June sagged as uncertainty about the European Union referendum unsettled retailers, an industry survey showed on Tuesday.
British retail sales fell at the sharpest rate in more than four years this month, after cold weather turned shoppers away from new spring and summer clothes, the Confederation of British Industry said on Wednesday.
A recent survey by the Confederation of British Industry revealed that retail sales growth dropped slightly in the year to February 2016, with expectations of sales for March being at the lowest since May 2013.
British retail sales grew at the slowest rate in nine months in November, according to a survey which possibly reflected the impact of mild weather on clothes shopping but also added to signs of a slowing in the economy.
British retail sales grew at the slowest rate in six months in October after recording strong growth the month before, a survey by the CBI showed on Thursday, casting a shade of doubt over the economy.
British factory orders suffered their biggest fall in three years in the three months to October as a slowdown at home compounded export problems, according to a survey that suggested manufacturing's drag on the econo...