DE4CC0DE-5FC3-4494-BCBF-4D50B00366B5
Retail

Large Scale Grocery Sales Down 3.15% In Italy, Study Finds

By Publications Checkout
Share this article
Large Scale Grocery Sales Down 3.15% In Italy, Study Finds

Sales in the large scale grocery sector decreased by 3.15% in Italy between February 18 and 24, carrying on the slowdown trend of the previous two weeks, reports La Repubblica.

This is the third consecutive weekly decrease for the sector, which raises some concerns, the paper said.

Contrary to the previous week, grocery sales in southern Italy decreased, by 1.79%, in the seven days analysed.

Sales in north west recorded a strong drop (-3.39%), meanwhile, as did the north east (-3.52%) and central Italy (-3.12%).

As of the beginning of the year, the value sales increase for large scale grocery outlets was positive, with overall growth of 1.16%.

ADVERTISEMENT

According to the data, the Abruzzo, Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, Campania, Calabria and Sicily regions have recorded the strongest sales growth, reaching an increase of 3.61% since January 1.

© 2019 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Alessandra Arosio. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: European Supermarket Magazine.

Get the week's top grocery retail news

The most important stories from European grocery retail direct to your inbox every Thursday

Processing your request...

Thanks! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

By signing up you are agreeing to our terms & conditions and privacy policy. You can unsubscribe at any time.