ZURICH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Swiss retail sales rose 2.9 percent in November in real terms versus the year-earlier month, the Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday.
Sales were 0.5 percent higher compared to the previous month when adjusted for seasonal effects.
Inflation-adjusted, y/y pct change
Nov 2012 Oct 2012
Retail sales total 2.9 2.7
Retail sales ex fuel 2.6 3.1
* Sales of food,
beverages, tobacco 2.1 1.7
* Non-food sales 2.4 3.0
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