U.K. September BRC Shop Price Index: Statistical Summary

Following is a summary of the September U.K. Shop Price Index from the British Retail Consortium in London.

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               Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.
                2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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             ----------------------------- YoY -----------------------------
Overall         2.7%   2.7%   2.8%   2.9%   2.3%   2.5%   2.4%   2.7%   2.5%
 Food           5.0%   5.0%   5.2%   5.7%   4.9%   4.7%   4.0%   4.5%   4.6%
  Fresh         4.3%   4.3%   4.3%   4.7%   4.2%   3.3%   2.9%   3.5%   3.5%
  Ambient       6.2%   6.0%   6.6%   7.2%   6.0%   6.9%   5.8%   6.1%   6.3%
 Non Food       1.3%   1.4%   1.3%   1.3%   0.8%   1.2%   1.5%   1.6%   1.3%
  Clothing     -3.4%  -1.7%  -1.9%  -2.5%  -2.0%  -2.1%  -1.4%  -1.0%  -1.5%
  Furniture     2.6%   1.6%   1.7%   1.5%  -0.6%   0.9%   1.8%   1.7%   0.8%
  Electrical   -3.6%  -3.7%  -3.8%  -3.3%  -3.2%  -2.4%  -2.2%  -2.0%  -1.0%
  DIY           4.6%   4.0%   3.6%   5.3%   4.1%   3.8%   4.5%   4.1%   3.7%
  Books         0.8%   0.4%   1.0%   1.3%   1.3%   1.7%   0.9%   1.2%   2.0%
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               Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.
                2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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             ----------------------------- YoY -----------------------------
  Health        2.7%   2.4%   3.1%   2.8%   3.1%   2.4%   3.0%   3.4%   2.6%
  Other         4.4%   4.7%   4.2%   3.7%   3.1%   3.7%   3.2%   3.4%   3.3%
             ----------------------------- MoM -----------------------------
Overall         0.2%   0.1%  -0.2%   0.5%   0.1%   0.3%  -0.3%   0.7%   0.6%
 Food           0.1%   0.0%   0.4%   0.6%   0.6%   1.2%  -0.5%   0.3%   1.6%
  Fresh         0.0%  -0.1%   0.6%   0.5%   0.5%   0.8%  -0.5%   0.2%   0.8%
  Ambient       0.4%   0.1%   0.1%   0.7%   0.8%   1.8%  -0.6%   0.3%   2.7%
 Non Food       0.2%   0.1%  -0.6%   0.5%  -0.2%  -0.1%  -0.2%   1.0%   0.1%
  Clothing      0.2%  -0.3%  -1.6%   0.1%  -0.3%  -0.9%  -0.1%   1.4%  -0.6%
  Furniture     0.5%   0.5%  -1.0%   0.6%  -0.6%   0.5%  -0.4%   1.9%  -1.5%
  Electrical    0.1%   0.0%  -1.1%  -0.5%  -0.8%  -0.9%   0.2%  -0.8%   0.2%
  DIY           0.9%   0.5%  -1.3%   1.5%   0.2%  -0.3%   0.5%   0.6%   1.3%
  Books         0.1%  -0.6%   0.1%   0.5%   0.2%   0.7%   0.3%   0.1%  -0.7%
  Health        0.2%  -0.7%   0.7%   0.3%   0.3%  -0.4%  -0.9%   1.7%   0.7%
  Other        -0.4%   0.9%   0.4%   0.7%   0.0%   0.4%  -0.4%   0.7%   1.3%
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NOTE: Clothing category contains clothing and footwear, furniture
contains furniture and floor covering, DIY contains DIY, gardening
and hardware. Books contains books, stationary and home entertainment,
health contains health and beauty.

SOURCE:  British Retail Consortium

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