Portuguese Retail Sales See 3.4% Growth In 2018: APED
The Portuguese retail sector saw a 3.4% growth in sales in 2018, to €20.9 billion, according to the Portuguese Association of Distribution Companies (APED).
Non-food retail grew 4.3% compared to 2017, with a total sales volume of €8.5 billion, while food retail sales increased by 2.8%, to €12.4 billion.
In the food segment, the top three categories were frozen food (6.1%), perishables/snacks (4.1%) and grocery (4.0%).
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