UK Lockdown Decimates High Street Sales, Online Activity Hits Record Highs

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Retail sales plummeted to a record monthly low in April as the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown were felt on the high street.

ONS Sales fall Apr

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said spending on food, fuel and clothing all fell significantly at the start of spring, whilst purchases over the internet spiked. Read more.

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