Retail sales in Scotland dropped last month in what have been described as “somewhat bruising figures”.
With the spring house-selling season around the corner, many homeowners eyeing a move may already be sprucing up their properties to get them ready for market.
Rolls-Royce has recorded its highest annual sales in its 115-year history.
SALES of real books in the UK rose by 8% to £3 billion last year - the highest level since 2012 - according to figures from the Publishers Association.
HIGH STREET sales have fallen after a strong start to the year as full-price spring lines deterred consumers accustomed to months of heavy discounting.
A RECORD number of “click and try” bargain hunters fuelled a multi-billion pound Boxing Day sales extravaganza.