Apparel and footwear were among the consumer items that helped to cushion the overall retail-sales decline in August. They lifted takings by 4.9 per cent compared with August last year, while other bright spots like fast-food outlets saw revenue at 10 per cent over last year's figures.
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Apparel and footwear were among the consumer items that helped to cushion the overall retail-sales decline in August. They lifted takings by 4.9 per cent compared with August last year, while other bright spots like fast-food outlets saw revenue at 10 per cent over last year's figures.