The retail sector is continuously changing, adapting to the pandemic, digital acceleration, and shifting consumer expectations.

From sales figures to customer behaviour, we take a look at ten numbers that show the state of retail today.

Sales figures show promise

  • There was a 2.2% growth in UK retail sales in 2020.

  • The total value of retail sales in 2020 amounted to £4.3 billion.

  • Retail sales are responsible for 1/3 of consumer spending.

  • Food shopping accounted for 41% of retail spending in 2020.

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