Economic Indicators 

A nice combination

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
A nice combination

Inflation is low and retail sales are strong. Next week’s official numbers are likely to show that consumer price inflation (CPI) inflation is below its 2 per cent target and that retail sales volumes are more than 3 per cent up on a year ago – retailers’ problems are low margins and the rise of online shopping rather than volume growth.

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