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UK Consumers Wary of Brexit Hold Off Big Purchases in March

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Consumer spending declined in March as concerns over Brexit and the late timing of the Easter holiday held back shoppers. Total retail sales decreased by 0.5 percent, compared to a 2.3 percent gain a year earlier when the holiday was in March, the British Retail Consortium and KPMG said. That’s below the three- and 12-month…

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