Like-for-like high street clothing sales rose 0.6% for the week ended April 19 and footwear sales soared 7.2% according to BDO Stoy Hayward’s High Street Sales tracker.
The fashion sector as a whole saw like-for-likes fall 1% but the retail sector as a whole saw like-for-like sales slip 3.3% - the lowest level since the first week in March.
BDO Stoy Hayward’s High Street Sales Tracker outlines the weekly sales changes of more than 60 mid-market retailers across 10,000 individual stores. The stores are mainly located on high streets throughout the UK and exclude grocers.
For a weekly look at all the data in the fashion sector see Drapers magazine’s new Data Digest section.