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Úplná verze: Retail sales were up 9.2% in April as stores reopened.
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Rising spending on clothing helped boost retail sales last month as blocking measures eased and stores no longer needed to reopen.Retail sales were up 9.2 percent in April, the National Statistical Office (ONS) said, with clothing sales up nearly 70 percent compared to March.Overall sales were more than 10% higher than pre-outbreak levels, although online sales were down.Economist Paul Dales calls out a shocking spike in clothing sales.Britain's chief economist, Capital Economics, said the April data. "Shows that households are particularly eager to update their wardrobes.There is more evidence of the UK economic recovery in a separate survey, the IHS / Markit Purchasing Managers Index, which suggests that activity between private businesses in May has expanded rapidly for over two decades.

'Increased demand'

Retailers such as clothing and slotland furniture stores, which the government classified as unnecessary, reopened to British shoppers on April 12 after closing in early January.Aled Jones, head of retail at Lloyds Bank, said: "The fashion retailer [is] the most beneficiary of the reopening of the beer garden and the" six-law "that will return. Silvia Rindone, EY's retail leader in Britain and Ireland, said in April it saw "Significant consumer demand"As consumers are keen to revert to the in-store shopping experience and indulge in retail therapy, we've seen an increase in sales across all categories.

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The reopening of stores that are unnecessary has given many small businesses a boost.Delia Prudence, owner of The Art Room, an art supply store in Scarborough, said, “We expect it to be busy in April. But it's not that busy.The noise never stopped, and one customer came with a bottle of Prosecco to celebrate our opening again.The industry agency British Retail Consortium (BRC) said April had provided "Improved hospitality for thousands of retailers in England and Wales" due to increased demand.Improved weather in April has resulted in more fashion sales, especially in outerwear and knitwear, as people renovate their wardrobe and plan to meet friends and family outside.” Said Helen Dickinson, Chief Executive Officer of
However, she said that even though the numbers were "Moving in the right direction", but the need "Still fragile"

The foot count was still 40% lower in the pre-epidemic period, and 530,000 people working at retail are still in distress," she said, adding that the end of all business rate relief in England "This is a major threat. To the retailer Samuel Tombs, UK Chief Economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics It said there were signs that sales could rise further in May.However, he predicted a rebound in household spending. "It will stop as it approaches pre-COVID levels later this year.He said the timeline shortening program that ended in late September was likely to spur a drop in employment, while rising inflation would drive real wages down.In addition, the end of the stamp duty holiday on September 30 may disrupt the activity in the housing market. As a result, the demand for "big tickets" household goods decreased.

Record-breaking growth

A recent survey of private sector businesses from IHS Markit / CIPS found that the latest recovery is still going strong as lockout restrictions are eased.Flash" or preliminary - Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to 62.0 in May, up from 60.7 in April. Figures above 50 indicate expansion.The figure is the highest since the survey began in January 1998 and reflects: "Strong performance" from both the manufacturing and service sectors The UK is experiencing unprecedented growth as the economy is once again energetic," said Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit.

Factory orders rose at a record pace as global demand continues to recover and the service sector is reporting near record growth as the economic release allows businesses to trade more.However, the recent economic recovery has raised fears that inflation will improve, a PMI survey found that cost pressures are at their highest in 13 years, leading companies to raise prices.A direct consequence of supply-ahead demand is a sharp rise in prices, strongly indicating that consumer price inflation will rise even further after rising 1.5% in April.
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