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The recent news that the UK economy shrank by 0.3% in the last quarter of 2012 will come as no surprise to working people. Four of the last five quarters have seen the UK economy contracting in what has been described as a "flat 2012." The reality is that a triple-dip recession is now very much on the cards. But the most visible sign of the continuing economic decline in the UK has come in the British retail market. Ben Peck reports on the recent closure of many famous high street chains.