Furniture inflation climbs again

Furniture retail inflation rose again in August.

The rate rose from 15.1% to 15.6% for household furniture, partially reversing the decline seen in July.

Lighting saw the rate increase from 7.9% to 8.5%, while the rate for garden furniture dropped from 21.1% to 16.3%.

The furniture and furnishings index rose from 14.8% to 15.2%, according to ONS data.

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