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Retail Pulse

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Key Points

  • Retail Pulse down in December
  • Firms less positive about near-term expectations for business activity
  • And hiring

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Retail Pulse

December 2019

80.1

-1.9 on previous index reading

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Sales

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 26%
48%
26%

Balance -1%

(+2 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Sales

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 33%
53%
14%

Balance +19%

(-7 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 10%
85%
5%

Balance +5%

(+6 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 7%
88%
5%

Balance +2%

(-2 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
64%
4%

Balance +28%

(-1 on previous reading)

Retail Pulse

December 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 22%
73%
5%

Balance +17%

(+6 on previous reading)