Warm weather boosts UK retail sales in March

04/11/2012 | Brand Republic (U.K.)

UK retailers saw sales rise 3.6% in March from the month before, as unseasonably warm weather drove sales of apparel and other non-food items, according to the British Retail Consortium. "The early signs of summer got people buying clothes and shoes for the new season. Gardening items and outdoor leisure also saw a lift," said BRC director Stephen Robertson.

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