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U.K. Retail Sales Surge as Consumers Defy Brexit Turmoil

  • Volume of goods sold rose for third straight month in March
  • Online operators gain as bricks-and-mortar stores struggle
Food sales  recovering after a weak February.

Food sales  recovering after a weak February.

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U.K. retail sales increased for a third consecutive month in March, with online shopping and groceries accounting for much of the improvement.