Dec 3 - Swiss retail sales rose 2.7 percent in October in real terms versus the year-earlier month, the Federal Statistics Office said on Monday.
Sales fell 0.4 percent compared to the previous month when adjusted for seasonal effects.
Inflation-adjusted, y/y pct change
Oct 2012 Sept 2012
Retail sales total 2.7 5.0
Retail sales ex fuel 2.8 4.8
* Sales of food,
beverages, tobacco 2.0 1.4
* Non-food sales 2.5 6.7
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