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Dutch Retail Sales Growth Improves In October

The Netherlands' retail sales growth accelerated in October after halving in the previous month, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday.

Retail sales rose a working day adjusted 3.3 percent year-on-year following a 1.7 percent increase in September, the agency said. Sales volume grew nearly 3 percent.

Food sales increase about 3 percent and non-food sales grew 2 percent. Online sales rose more than 14 percent.

On an unadjusted basis, retail sales rose 5.2 percent from a year ago.

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