Eurozone retail sales drop slightly in JanuaryStaff Writer | March 5, 2018
Eurozone retail sales dropped marginally in January, as expected, figures from Eurostat revealed.
Europe Sale of food, drinks and tobacco decreased 0.2%
Sale of food, drinks and tobacco decreased 0.2% and non-food products sales fell 0.3%.
On a yearly basis, retail trade growth accelerated to 2.3% from 2.1% in December. Sales were forecast to climb 2%.
In the EU28, retail sales decreased 0.1% on month in January but grew 2.7% from the previous year. ■