Retailers Can't Expect Spectacular Christmas Sales Figures Despite People Feeling Better About Economy

Retailers can't expect spectacular Christmas sales figures -- even though people do feel a little better about the economy.

Research by KBC has found consumer confidence has improved slightly for the first time in six months.

The bank says it's because the threat of a crash Brexit has gone away, at least in the short term.

But Austin Hughes, chief economist with KBC, says news of major jobs cuts in November's making people nervous.

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