Retail revenues in Czech Republic increased by 5.1 percent in August, helped by e-shops

Published: 11.10.2021 Related countries:  United Kingdom United Kingdom

Unadjusted retail revenues up 5.1 percent in August. Internet sales and sales of household products contributed the most to the growth of retail revenues.

Retail revenues excluding motor vehicles, adjusted for calendar effects, rose 4.1 percent y/y in August 2021, and 5.1 percent excluding adjustments. They increased by 0.3 percent m/m, according to the Czech Statistical Office. Online and mail order stores continued to maintain high y/y sales growth (20.6 percent). All product types of specialized non-food stores also showed an increase, most notably computer and communication equipment (+14.6 percent). Adjusted revenues from motor vehicle sales and repairs showed a decrease of 3.6 percent. Unadjusted revenues fell by 0.2 percent.

Source: Czech Statistical Office