U.S. President Donald Trump launched his second attack in a week on Amazon.com Inc on Saturday, accusing the online retailer of getting unfairly cheap rates from the U.S. Postal Service and not paying enough tax.
Well here’s something unexpected. UK retail sales grew more than predicted last month with the official figures from the Office for National Statistics showing the volume of goods purchased was up 0.8% month-on-month.
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It wasn’t a wipe-out, but it also wasn’t brilliant news either as the UK’s statistics body reported December retail sales figures on Friday with just a 1.4% volume increase year-on-year. Online was the star of the show.