ONS figures show decline in retail store sales as online continues to grow
Figures from the ONS show that retail sales fell 1.4% in the first three months of 2017. Average store prices increased by 3.3%, representing the largest growth since 2012.
The first quarter of 2017 is the third consecutive period of negative growth.
However, online sales increased year-on-year by 19.5%.
Retailers can no longer shun the truth that shoppers crave a more immediate, reliable and digitally driven...