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June retail trade sales lift by 2.4% - Stats SA

Measured in real terms, retail trade sales increased by 2,4% year-on-year in June 2019, according to a Statistics South Africa report.


The main contributors to the 2,4% increase were:
• Retailers in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods (contributing 0,8 of a percentage point);
• All ‘other’ retailers (contributing 0,7 of a percentage point); and
• General dealers (contributing 0,5 of a percentage point).

The largest annual growth rates were recorded for:
• Retailers in household furniture, appliances and equipment (5,2%); and
• Retailers in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods (4,8%).
• all ‘other’ retailers (5,7%);

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Seasonally adjusted retail trade sales increased by 0,3% in June 2019 compared with May 2019. This followed month-on-month changes of 0,1% in May 2019 and 1,0% in April 2019. In the second quarter of 2019, seasonally adjusted retail trade sales increased by 1,1% compared with the previous quarter.

Retail trade sales increased by 2,4% in the second quarter of 2019 compared with the second quarter of 2018. The main contributors to this increase were general dealers (2,4% and contributing 1,0 percentage point); and retailers in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods (4,0% and contributing 0,7 of a percentage point).
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