Economists have been chewing through today’s UK retail sales report.
The CBI’s Alpesh Paleja shows how food shops have been busier than ever, but non-food shops were rocked by the lockdown:
Alpesh Paleja (@ AlpeshPaleja)
Retail sales pretty much as you’d expect for March (sharpest m / m fall on record). Big divergence between food and non-food sales growth
Disclaimer: all charts just look mental right now pic.twitter.com/KvynDDvKSk April ,
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