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Dutch Retail Sales Highest In 4 Months

Dutch retail sales grew at the fastest pace in four months in July, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday.

Retail sales rose 3.4 percent year-on-year in July, following a 2.8 percent rise in June.

The latest sales growth was the highest since March, when it climbed 4.1 percent.

The sales volume increased 2.3 percent in July, after a 2.5 percent rise in the previous month.

Sale of non-food rose by 2.9 percent in July and those of food stores increased by 1.4 percent.

Online sales grew 15.4 percent in July, compared to the same month last year.

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