European retail trade down

Retail trade volume: Eurostat

  • In September 2013 compared with August 2013, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade fell by 0.6% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.3% in the EU28.
  • In August retail trade increased by 0.5% and 0.2% respectively.
  • In September 2013 compared with September 20124, the retail sales index rose by 0.3% in the euro area and by  0.8% in the EU28