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Sales up due to bad weather
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2015-07-30T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of retail sales, retail sales, volume index, value index, retail trade, commodity trade, turnover (for example groceries, clothing, building materials)Wholesale and retail trade , Consumption, Income and consumption, Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Index of retail salesJune 2015

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Sales up due to bad weather

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 1.0 per cent from May to June this year. This follows a decrease of 3.4 per cent from April to May this year.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
June 2015Change in per cent
May 2015 - June 2015June 2014 - June 2015April 2014 / June 2014 - April 2015 / June 2015
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers129.81.0
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers135.00.9
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers138.1-0.11.0
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers155.72.82.9
"Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100
"Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Many industries had an increase in sales volume from May to June this year. Sales of clothing and footwear had a strong growth and made a contribution to the increase. Grocery stores and sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores also contributed to the growth. Sales of textiles, electrical products and sports and leisure equipment are among the industries that showed a decrease in the seasonally-adjusted volume series from May to June this year.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 0.9 per cent in the period April to June 2015 compared to the same three-month period in 2014.