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Release for: August 2018
Source: Federal Statistical Office
Percent changes vs. year-ago period
Data are not adjusted for seasonal factors
                             Aug18         Jan-Aug18
Category:                    nom.  real     nom  real
Total Ex-Autos,
Gas Stations                  3.3   1.6     3.0   1.4
Food, Beverages,
tobacco                       4.7   2.5     4.4   1.8
Non-special store sales       4.8   2.6     4.6   2.0
Special store sales           4.1   1.3     3.0   0.3
Non-food sales                2.1   1.0     2.0   1.0
Clothing, shoes              -0.4   0.5    -1.5  -1.8
Furniture, household         -0.8  -1.0    -0.7  -1.0
Other assorted goods          1.3  -0.4     1.5   0.4
Pharmaceuticals, medical,
cosmetics                     5.5   3.6     4.6   3.0
Other goods                   1.8   1.0    -0.3  -1.2
Mail orders                   3.0   2.9     5.5   5.3

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