Lithuania retail sales rise in August
Lithuaniaʼs retail sales rose for the fourth straight month in August, figures from the Statistics Lithuania (LS) showed on Monday.
Retail sales, excluding VAT (value-added tax), increased a working-day adjusted 7.7% year-on-year in August, following a 7.1% rise in July.
Sales of non-food stores increased 12.2% annually in August and sales in specialized stores rose 6.4%.
Sales of food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco and non-specialized stores increased by 4.8%, each.
On a month-on-month basis, retail sales rose 0.5% in August.
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.