In July 2013, the sales volume rose in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcyclesSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - July 2013

In July 2013, the sales volume increased compared to June in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.8 %). On the contrary, it declined in accommodation and food service activity (–0.5 %) and in trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.2 %). It was broadly stable in household services (+0.1 %).

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In July 2013, the sales volume increased compared to June in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.8 %). On the contrary, it declined in accommodation and food service activity (–0.5 %) and in trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.2 %). It was broadly stable in household services (+0.1 %).

Over the last three months (q-o-q), the sales volume grew in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.4 %), in accommodation and food service activities (+0.3 %). It fell in household services (-0.8 %) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.2 %).

Over the year (y-o-y), the sales volume increased in the retail trade except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.8 %) but it declined in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–4.2 %), in accommodation and food services activities (–1.8 %) and in household services (–1.0 %).

Graph1_Anglais – Volume of sales in the retail trade and personal services

In August 2013, the sales volume in the retail trade is expected to stabilize (+0.2 %).

Revisions

The evolution in July has been revised by –0.1 point, in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles and in accommodation and food service activities and by +0.1 point in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles. In the same period, the variation was not changed in Household services.

Tab1_anglais – Variation of sales volume in the retail trade and personal services

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2010
Variation of sales volume in the retail trade and personal services
Change in %
NACE Classification Weight July/ June June/ May q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
47 Retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 1.8 –1.5 1.4 0.8
471 Retail sale in non-specialized stores 369 2.8 –2.0 1.2 0.5
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialized stores 573 1.3 –1.4 1.5 1.1
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 58 1.6 0.3 0.9 –0.4
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.2 0.2 –0.2 –4.2
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 –0.5 –0.8 0.3 –1.8
R+S Household services 1000 0.1 –1.2 –0.8 –1.0
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 449 0.2 –1.3 –0.8 –1.4
S Other service activities 551 –0.1 –1.1 –0.7 –0.7
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.
  • (2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.
  • Source: INSEE

Tabprecoce_anglais – Variation of sales volume in the retail trade : early estimate*

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2010
Variation of sales volume in the retail trade : early estimate*
Change in %
Aug. 2013/July 2013 Aug. 2013/Aug. 2012
47 Retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 0.2 1.5
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE