Jersey

Jersey sales see biggest drop since 2007

  • 13 June 2012
  • From the section Jersey
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Image caption The value of sales in Jersey supermarkets and shops has seen a drop of 6% since 2007

The value of sales in Jersey supermarkets and shops has seen the biggest drop since 2007, a fall of 6%.

Latest figures from the States of Jersey Statistics Unit also showed in the first quarter of 2012, islanders bought on average 7% less food than the same time last year.

Sales of clothing, household goods and other non-food items were down 11% during the same period.

And there was a 9% drop in the total volume of retail sales in Jersey.

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