Retail sales in Italy edged 0.4 percent lower month-over-month in July of 2021, following a 0.7 percent gain in the previous month. It was the steepest contraction in retail activity since January, as sales fell in non-food products(-0.6 percent vs 0.3 percent in June), while food sales were unchanged from the prior month(vs 1.0 percent). On an annual basis, retail sales advanced 6.7 percent in June, after an upwardly revised 7.9 percent jump in June. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Retail Sales MoM in Italy averaged 0.07 percent from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 21.10 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -20.80 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 September of 2021.

Retail Sales MoM in Italy is expected to be -1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Italy Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2022 and 0.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Retail Sales MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 0.70 21.10 -20.80 1996 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-08 08:00 AM Apr -0.4% 0.0% 0.8%
2021-07-07 08:00 AM May 0.2% -0.1% 1%
2021-08-04 08:00 AM Jun 0.7% -0.1% 0.6%
2021-09-08 08:00 AM Jul -0.4% 0.7% 0.4%
2021-10-07 08:00 AM Aug -0.4%
2021-11-05 09:00 AM Sep
2021-12-06 09:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Italy Retail Sales Shrink the Most in 6 Months
Retail sales in Italy edged 0.4 percent lower month-over-month in July of 2021, following a 0.7 percent gain in the previous month. It was the steepest contraction in retail activity since January, as sales fell for non-food products (-0.6 percent vs 0.3 percent in June), while food sales were unchanged from the prior month (vs 1.0 percent). On an annual basis, retail sales advanced 6.7 percent in June, after an upwardly revised 7.9 percent jump in June.
2021-09-08
Italy Retail Sales Rebound in June
Italy's retail trade went up 0.7 percent from a month earlier in June of 2021, after a revised 0.1 percent drop in the previous month. It was the strongest increase in retail activity since February, as food sales rebounded (1.1 percent vs -1.7 percent in May). Meanwhile, those of non-food products grew much less (0.3 percent vs 1.2 percent). On a yearly basis, retail sales advanced 7.7 percent in June, after an upwardly revised 13.6 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-08-04
Italy Retail Sales Edge Up in May
Italy's retail trade edged up 0.2 percent from a month earlier in May of 2021, after a downwardly revised 0.1 percent drop in April, as non-food sales rebounded (2 percent vs -1 percent). Meantime, food sales declined 2 percent, after a 0.9 percent gain. On a yearly basis, retail sales climbed 13.3 percent in May, after a 30.4 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-07-07
Italy Retail Sales Fall Slightly in April
Italy's retail trade dropped 0.4 percent from a month earlier in April 2021, after being unchanged in March, as non-food sales fell for a second straight month (-1.5 percent vs -1.6 percent). At the same time, food trade growth slowed sharply to 1.0 percent from 1.9 percent. On a yearly basis, retail sales jumped 30.4 percent in April, the most since 1984 due to the low base effect and the gradual re-opening of the economy.
2021-06-08

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.