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Retail Pulse

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Key Points

  • Retail Pulse down in February
  • Firms downbeat about current situation
  • More positive about the outlook for business activity and hiring

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Retail Pulse

February 2021

67.2

-1.5 on previous index reading

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Sales

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 19%
30%
51%

Balance -31%

(-25 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Sales

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 35%
37%
28%

Balance +7%

(+41 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 5%
77%
17%

Balance -12%

(-9 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 9%
83%
8%

Balance +1%

(+10 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 33%
57%
10%

Balance +23%

(-4 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

February 2021

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 42%
57%
2%

Balance +40%

(+13 on previous reading)