Diamond Jubilee retail boost

Strong sales of party food and clothes ahead of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations helped beleaguered retailers keep their heads above water in June.

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Online shopping figure show increase

Strong sales of party food and clothes ahead of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations helped beleaguered retailers keep their heads above water in June.

Online shopping figures increased by 12% Credit: PA Archive

Online sales rose 12% - faster than a year ago - as people stuck indoors did their shopping online.

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