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Retail sales 'hurt by Olympics' in August

Posted at 7:15AM Tuesday 04 Sep 2012

Retail sales in the UK were lower in August as the popularity of the Olympics hit traffic at stores, a survey has shown.

Retail sales fell 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from the same month last year, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Excluding Easter, it was the weakest month since November.

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