UK retail sales get bigger-than-expected pre-Christmas boost - CBI

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British retail sales grew at the fastest rate in more than a year in a crucial shopping period in late November and early December, an industry survey showed on Tuesday.

The Confederation of British Industry said retailers reported the fastest sales growth since September 2015 in the three-week period including 'Black Friday' discounts at the end of November and the first two weeks of December.

But stores fear a slowdown early next year as higher prices start to bite. 

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