Retail sales in Czechia accelerate for fourth consecutive month

Retail sales in Czechia accelerated year-on-year to 6.1 percent in March, the Czech Statistics Office reported on Thursday, with sales increasing year-on-year for the fourth consecutive month. On a month-on-month basis, retail sales rose by 1.3 percent.

Shoppers spent 7.7 percent more on non-food items and four percent more on food compared to March last year. Sales of fuel increased by 6.7 percent.