Retailers report a significant rise in sales, survey finds
The retail industry reported strong growth in October compared to the same period last year, according to a survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
The survey revealed that 50% of retailers saw sales increase over this period and the sectors experiencing the highest growth in sales were found to be clothing, and furniture and carpets, with increases close to 60%. Retailers said they expected growth to continue into November.
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