Furniture and lighting sales drop fractionally

The value of furniture and lighting retail sales dropped by just 0.55% in July.

Sales in England, Scotland and Wales were £1,204,552,000 in July, according to Office for National Statistics data.

This compares with £1,211,248,000 in July 2022.

Compared with June 2023, sales followed the historical trend and were 24.57% lower.

Of the 451 months since January 1986 when comparable date began, July 2023 saw the 55th highest value of sales.

The figures are not seasonally adjusted, do not allow for inflation and are subject to revision.



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