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Retail Pulse

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Key Points

  • Retail Pulse up in September
  • Non-labour input costs up for 37% of firms in the past 3 months
  • 74% to keep near-term selling prices the same

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Retail Pulse

September 2019

76.6

+6.6 on previous index reading

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Sales

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 22%
51%
27%

Balance -4%

(+4 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Sales

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 30%
49%
22%

Balance +8%

(-6 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 9%
85%
6%

Balance +3%

(-2 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 7%
89%
3%

Balance+ 4%

(+4 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 37%
61%
2%

Balance +35%

(-1 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

September 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 21%
74%
5%

Balance +16%

(+7 on previous reading)