Slovakia retail sales growth slows in October

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Slovakiaʼs retail sales grew at a softer pace in October, figures from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed. 

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Retail sales rose 2.8% year-on-year in October, after a 5.8% increase in September. Sales grew for the fourth consecutive month.

Sales at non-specialized stores gained 4.1% yearly in October and those of other household equipment in specialized stores grew 3.3%.

Sales not in store and sales of goods in specialized stores increased by 16.2% and 11.1%, respectively. On a month-on-month basis, retail sales rose 1.4% in October.

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