... 0.1% and by 3.6% compared with June 2013.
This is slightly weaker than the increases of 0.3% and 3.9% forecasts by economists in a Reuters poll.
Second-quarter sales were boosted by a 1.0% month-on-month jump in April, which more than offset a fall in May.
Comparing the second quarter with the same period last year, sales were up 4.5%, the strongest calendar quarter since the end of 2004, the ONS said.
Helped by low levels of inflation, Britain's consumers have been the main driver of the nation's economic recovery which began last year- despite an unexpected inflationary surge last month which eased the pressure on their spending power.
Wage growth, meantime, remains very weak.
Prices in stores were flat last month, the first time they have not fallen since January.
According to an ONS official, an annual 2.0% increase in prices for the textiles, clothing and footwear sector was unusual given that retailers normally cut prices during the midsummer period.
Retail sales account for just under 6% of British gross domestic product.
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