Olympics were bad for UK Business

No retail joy for Britain, as London 2012 'failed to inspire spending'

LAST UPDATED AT 12:25 ON Tue 4 Sep 2012

Excluding sales of party food and drink, the Olympics brought no retail joy to the UK, reports the BBC. Shops, especially in London, were quieter during the Games than at any time since last November, excluding Easter week. "The feel good factor from the Olympics failed to inspire spending," says the British Retail Consortium.

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