Switzerland: Retail sales accelerate in October

In October, retail sales increased a seasonally and working-day adjusted 1.2% over the same month last year. The print came in above the 1.0% expansion observed in September, but fell short of market expectations of a 2.1% increase. The slight improvement came against a backdrop of stronger growth in sales of non-food items, while sales of food, beverages and tobacco contracted compared to the previous month.

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