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Modern retail sales will show a good performance in the remainder of this year and next. Later, with the demographic bonus, the increase in the purchasing power of households, and the growing access to digital media that will boost online sales, the sector has room to continue expanding.
Once corrected for the stationary variations of each month, retail sales grew in April by 0,6% MoM, which was lower than expected. The fall in the prices of fuel and home equipment limited the expenditure rise in food and personal equipment goods.
Once corrected for the stationary variations of each month, retail sales grew in March by 0.5% in respect to February, which was two percentage points more than expected, boosted by the sales in durable goods sales. The rise in sales was slowed by up to 0,8% in the first quarter and anticipates a lower level of dynamism in …
Once corrected for the stationary variations of each month, real retail sales in February grew by 0.2% in respect to January, slightly more than expected, boosted by the upturn in service station sales. Sales could grow by 0.6% QoQ in 1Q16, 3 decimal points lower than in the previous quarter.
Once corrected for the stationary variations of each month,real retail sales grew for a second consecutive month in January, although less than expected. All products, with the only exception of oil, contributed to the rise in billing.
Retail sales rose in December, although less than expected because of the disappointing development of service station and durable goods' sales. In all 4Q15, sales growth in the sector fell by three decimal points, which points at a lower dynamism in private consumption.
Retail trade turnover fell in November less than expected after adjusting for calendar and seasonal effects. Purchases of household equipment and other goods rose last month, but not enough to offset the decline of other products' sales.
After seasonal adjustments, retail sales at constant prices grew in October in line with forecasts. Food, personal equipment and household equipment are responsible for turnover's increase