Retail sales up 1.1% in November - ISTAT (2)

Year-on-year rise of 1.4%

(ANSA) - Rome, January 11 - Italian retail sales increased by 1.1% in November with respect to October in value terms and by 0.8% in volume terms, ISTAT said on Thursday.
    The national statistics agency said sales were up by 1.4% in value terms compared to November 2016 and by 0.6% in volume terms. "When comparing with November 2016, the retail trade index increased by 1.4%, with large scale distribution stores showing strong growth at 2.6% and food goods going up 2.0%, while non-food goods went up 1.1%," ISTAT said.
    "Estimates for small and medium scale distribution also increased by 0.2% comparing to a year earlier".