Retail sales in Italy climbed 8.2 percent from a month earlier in August of 2020, rebounding from an upwardly revised 6 percent fall in July. Both non-food sales (13.8 percent vs -9.8 percent in July) and food sales (1.6 percent vs -1.1 percent) rebounded. On a yearly basis, retail trade went up 0.8 percent, the first gain since February and compared to a 7.1 percent drop in the previous month. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Retail Sales MoM in Italy averaged 0.08 percent from 1996 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 24.10 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -21.10 percent in March of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Retail Sales MoM in Italy is expected to be -0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales MoM in Italy to stand at -1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2021 and 0.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Retail Sales MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.20 -6.00 24.10 -21.10 1996 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-07 08:00 AM May 24.3% -10.7% 8.6%
2020-07-31 10:00 AM Jun 12.1% 24% 2%
2020-09-08 08:00 AM Jul -2.2% 10.2% 5.1%
2020-10-07 08:00 AM Aug 8.2% -6% 0.7%
2020-11-06 09:00 AM Sep 8.2% -1.4%
2020-12-04 09:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Italy Retail Sales Rebound in August
Retail sales in Italy climbed 8.2 percent from a month earlier in August of 2020, rebounding from an upwardly revised 6 percent fall in July. Both non-food sales (13.8 percent vs -9.8 percent in July) and food sales (1.6 percent vs -1.1 percent) rebounded. On a yearly basis, retail trade went up 0.8 percent, the first gain since February and compared to a 7.1 percent drop in the previous month.
2020-10-07
Italy Retail Sales Fall 2.2% MoM in July
Retail sales in Italy decreased 2.2 percent from a month earlier in July of 2020, after a downwardly revised 10.2 percent rise in June. It was the first drop in retail trade since April, as non-food sales declined 3.2 percent, compared to a 20.8 percent jump in the prior month; and food sales dropped 1 percent, faster than a 0.6 percent fall. On a yearly basis, retail trade slipped 7.2 percent, following a 2.4 percent decrease in June.
2020-09-08
Italy Retail Sales Climb for 2nd Month
Retail sales in Italy rose 12.1 percent from a month earlier in June of 2020, following a downwardly revised 24 percent jump in the previous month. Non food sales advanced 24.4 percent, compared to a 65.3 percent surge in May; and food sales went down 0.6 percent, after a 1.1 percent drop. On a yearly basis, retail trade fell 2.2 percent, after a 10.5 percent decline in May.
2020-07-31
Italy Retail Sales Rebound at Record Pace
Retail sales in Italy jumped 24.3 percent from a month earlier in May of 2020, rebounding from an upwardly revised 10.7 percent fall in April as the country began to ease lockdown restrictions. Still, on a yearly basis, retail trade declined 10.5 percent, following an upwardly revised 26.7 percent drop in the previous month.
2020-07-07

Italy Retail Sales MoM
In Italy, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Italy, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.