Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Great! Apparently we’re booming again. – Is Gordon Brown about to be saved by the weather?
HIGH street stores have enjoyed their biggest sales bounce in three years. The fine spring weather has encouraged people to step out and spend as the economy starts to show signs of recovery. And with the Met Office predicting a long, hot summer, the upward trend is expected to continue and further bolster consumer confidence. The figures show that stores last month saw their strongest year-on-year sales growth since April 2006.