Grocery Sales Rise 3.4% In Finland In February
Grocery sales in Finland were 3.4% higher in February compared to the same month in 2017, according to Päivittäistavarakauppa ry, the Finnish retail trade authority.
Grocery sales for the month stood at €1.27 billion for the period, with the price of daily consumer goods rising by 1.8% compared to the same month the previous year, and prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages rising by 3%.
Prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose by 6.9% compared to the same month the previous year, due to the introduction of higher alcohol and tobacco taxes in January 2018.
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