FEATURE: April retail trends analysis

By ToyNews

June 11th 2008 at 11:28AM
FEATURE: April retail trends analysis

The British Retail Consortium's analysis of how the UK toy sector fared in April

The British Retail Consortium reports that UK retail sales fell 1.5 per cent on a like-for-like basis, compared with April 2007, when sales were up 2.4 per cent helped by the warm, sunny Easter weekend.

The year-on-year declines in March and April were the worst since spring 2005. Easter in March this year and some snow and rain in April against a hot sunny Easter last April make comparisons difficult.

To read the analysis in full, click here.