Retail sales rise on Black Friday discount boost
15 December 2016
- From the section Business
Retail sales jumped by 5.9% in November compared with the same month last year as shoppers took advantage of Black Friday discounts.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) also said that online sales rose by almost a quarter compared with November 2015.
The ONS said: “Feedback from household goods stores stated that ‘Black Friday’ events had boosted sales in November.”
Sales rose by 0.2% in November compared with the previous month.
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