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Renewed Optimism Among Retailers

Despite slowed sales growth retailers are reporting signs of renewed optimism for the first time in more than a year despite sales growth slowing for the third month in a row, according to Josie Clarke, Press Association Consumer Affairs Correspondent

22/02/2018 | Categories: economy | full article

U.K. Manufacturing Industry Delivers ‘solid’ Growth In December

Activity in Britain’s manufacturing sector has eased from a near four-and-a-half-year high, but still stumped up “solid” output and order growth in December. The closely watched Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) showed a reading of 56.3 last month, down from 58.2 in November, with economists expecting a figure of 57.9. A reading above … Read moreU.K. Manufacturing Industry Delivers ‘solid’ Growth In December

05/01/2018 | Categories: property | full article