Retail trade turnover in June 2019 Swiss retail trade turnover rises in June 2019
Increase in Swiss retail sector turnover in July 2019
05.08.2019 - Turnover in the retail sector rose by 0.7% in nominal terms in June 2019 compared with the previous year. Seasonally adjusted, nominal turnover rose by 1.4% compared with the previous month. These are provisional findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
Real turnover in the retail sector also adjusted for sales days and holidays rose by 0.7% in June 2019 compared with the previous year. Real growth takes inflation into consideration. Compared with the previous month, real, seasonally adjusted retail trade turnover registered an increase of 1.5%.
Retail sector excluding service stations
Adjusted for sales days and holidays, the retail sector excluding service stations showed a 0.5% increase in nominal turnover in June 2019 compared with June 2018 (in real terms +0.4%). Retail sales of food, drinks and tobacco registered a decline in nominal turnover of 0.4% (in real terms
–0.7%), whereas the non-food sector registered a nominal plus of 1.5% (in real terms +1.7%).
Excluding service stations, the retail sector showed a seasonally adjusted increase in nominal turnover of 1.3% compared with the previous month (in real terms +1.3%). Retail sales of food, drinks and tobacco registered a plus of 1.5% (in real terms +1.4%). The non-food sector showed a plus of 1.7% (in real terms +1.8%).
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