ONS Retail Sales – Barclays comment

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Richard Lowe, Head of Retail & Wholesale at Barclays comments on today’s ONS Retail Sales figures:

“Seasonal weather is encouraging shoppers back into stores, as consumers pile on the layers ready for the winter months. The falling temperatures, however, may see consumers being more cautious in the face of rising utility bills.”

About Barclays

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

For further information about Barclays, please visit our website www.barclays.com.



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