The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

High Street stores shouldn't crack open the remaining champagne, after record decline

[IMG][/IMG] New retail sales figures from the Office for National Statistics show a climb in the overall value of sales in December 2021 over December 2020, while online sales values tumbled. But the underlying numbers are far less healthy for the High Street, warns ParcelHero December's retail sales figures, released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), show a climb of 5.7% YOY in the value of retail sales, while online sales fell back by -8.3% YOY. [Read Full Article]