Scottish retail sales grow by 0.5% in First Quarter of 2018


n 2018 Quarter 1, the quantity of retail sales in Scotland grew by 0.5 per cent compared to the previous quarter, according to statistics announced today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

Over the year since 2017 Quarter 1, the quantity of retail sales has increased by 1.5%. Over the same period, the value of retail sales (not adjusted for inflation) increased by 3.6%, and average store prices measured by the retail sales implied deflator have increased by 2.1%.

The equivalent figures for retail sales quantities in Great Britain as a whole, produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), are a fall of 0.5% in the latest quarter, and an increase of 1.4% over the year since 2017 Quarter 1.

The Retail Sales Index for Scotland is a measure of the sales by retailers in Scotland. Results are given for sales quantities (or volumes) which have been adjusted for inflation, and sales values which are not adjusted for inflation. The figures published today cover the period from January to March 2018. 

EDAS on Twitter

10 Fordyce Way

Tel: +44 (0)7801 354591

Mailing List Sign Up

Sign up to The Royal Dornoch Golf Hotel email mailing list to receive all the latset Short Breaks, Golf Packages, and Special Offers.

Sign up today!

Choose your Language

Best Rate Guarantee · Book Direct

All our rooms can be booked online DIRECT via our website & we will always offer a BEST RATE GUARANTEE if you book through our site.

Secure Online Booking via our booking engine.

Tripadvisor Awards Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Hotel

Book your room

Book Restaurant

Restaurant Awards

The Royal Golf Hotel has won the Taste our Best Award for 2015/2016.

Tast our Best Award 2015/2016

Planning something special? Want to let us know about an allergy? Just let us know.

Your contact details

The hotel will confirm your booking within 24hrs but if you do not receive confirmation please call the Royal Golf Hotel on 01862 810283.