Black Friday shopping helped boost total retail sales in November

Black Friday shopping helped boost total retail sales in November

Black Friday shopping helped boost total retail sales in November, with clothes and jewellery being some of the more popular items that Brits purchased. Sales increased by 5% in November, compared to a growth of 0.9% in November 2020, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KPMG monitor. When compared to pre-pandemic levels of 2019, total retail sales grew 4.1%. Over the three months to November, non-food retail sales grew 3.9%. BRC CEO Helen Dickinson said: “While Christmas may or may not be getting earlier every year, Black Friday certainly is. The American holiday has now become a month-long affair in […]