South African retail sales increase

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Article highlights:

  • Latest retail sales show that consumers have been spending a lot more;
  • Figures from StatsSA show that retail sales jumped 95.8-percent year on year in April following a revised 2.3-percent contraction in March;
  • The surge in retail trade in April was led by sales of textiles, clothing, footwear, and leather goods.