The volume of retail sales (i.e. excluding price effects) increased by 0.9% in November compared to the previous month, CSO figures have revealed.
If Motor Trades are excluded, there was an increase of 3.1% in the volume of retail sales in November 2016 when compared with October 2016 and there was an increase of 4.9% in the annual figure.
The sectors with the largest monthly increases were Electrical goods (17%) and Pharmaceuticals Medical & Cosmetic Articles (7.9%). The sectors with the largest month on month volume decreases were Motor Trades (-1.0%) and Bars (-0.9%).
http://www.bannon.ie/wp-content/uploads/Grafton-Street-2.jpg10631600Kat Donohuehttp://www.bannon.ie/wp-content/uploads/bannon-commercial-property-2-1.pngKat Donohue2017-01-05 12:28:512017-03-30 11:27:47Retail sales increased in November 2016