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Bira responds to ONS retail figures for February

According to the first estimate of UK retail sales in volume and value terms published by ONS (Office for National Statistics) on March 21, both the quantity bought and amount spent in the retail industry showed strong growth of 4.3% and 4.0% respectively in February 2019 compared with a year …

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Bakeware and dinner plates jump into ONS shopping basket

Bakeware and dinner plates have been added to consumer price inflation ‘shopping basket’ of goods and services for 2019, reports Office for National Statistics (ONS). ONS explained: ‘Consumer price inflation is the rate at which the prices of goods and services bought by households rise or fall. A convenient way …

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