UK high streets benefit from July heatwave

It seems that sunny summer days of July were not only good news for our suntans in the UK, but they also meant a very decent spell for the High Street too.

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said that sales were up by 2.2% on July 2012, fuelled mainly by the rush to buy summer goods such as swimwear, beer and barbeque supplies along with feel-good events like Andy Murray’s Wimbledon victory, the Royal baby and the start of The Ashes.

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via BBC Business News

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