UKrose in January where Retail Sales excluding Auto fuel index increased by 1.6%, compared with the preceding month which witnessed a drop of 1.0%, meanwhile, the index rose on the yearly scale by 5.30% compared with the previous revised 0.3% and the expected 4.3%.

Sales including Auto Fuel rose in January by 1.9 percent, this is compared with the revised previous -1.4 percent and the expected 0.5 percent, furthermore, the index showed a rise on the yearly scale by 5.3%, compared with the flat reading that got revised to -0.7% while higher than the expected 4.0 percent.