Italian retail sales flat in March, e-commerce up 40% YoY

Friday 7 May 2021 | 10:56 CET | News
Italy's retail sales dipped by 0.1 percent in value terms in March compared to February, according to the latest data from national statistics office Istat. On an annual basis, sales were up 22.9 percent in value and 23.5 percent in volume compared to Covid-affected March 2020 figures due to above all to a 43.8 percent surge in non-store retail sales and a 39.9 percent rise in online sales.

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