Oct 5 (Reuters) - Moody‘s:
* Forecasts that overall annual European revenue growth will remain within a range of 2.0% to 3.0% during the next 12-18 months.
* Earnings growth rates will differ across individual countries, with UK retailers facing less sanguine overall outlook as Brexit adds to pressures
* Brexit vote’s impact on UK food retailers will be more muted, due to non-discretionary nature of food, less exposure to currency volatility
* Brexit adds to UK clothing retailers’ woes, but overall European retail outlook stable into 2018
* Sustained economic recovery, rising consumer confidence will drive steady overall revenue and earnings growth for European retailers into 2018 Source text - bit.ly/2dIPcXD