Poland Retail Sales Growth Slows on Year in October
Image by Pixabay
Retail sales in Poland rose 18.3% year-on-year in October, easing from a 21.9% jump in the previous month, the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Wednesday.
Sales eased for all categories including textiles, clothing & footwear (22.8% vs 34.6% in September); newspapers, books & other sales in specialized stores (6% vs 12.3%); food, beverages & tobacco products (22.5% vs 26.5%); solid, liquid, & gaseous fuels (20.4% vs 23.7%); motor vehicles, motorcycles, & parts (3.7% vs 6.7%); pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & orthopedic equipment (16.9% vs 18.9%); and furniture, radio, TV & household appliances (6.7% vs 7.9%).
On a monthly comparison basis, retail sales were 2.3% higher.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.