In January 2023, the retail sales of units trading in solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels recorded the highest decrease, down 12.3 per cent at constant prices compared to a decrease of 2.2 per cent in the same period in 2022, Statistics Poland said in a press release.
Poland’s retail sales at constant prices in January 2023 were 0.3 per cent lower than the year before, against an increase of 10.6 per cent in January 2022. Compared with December 2022, a 23.1 per cent decrease in retail sales was recorded. The largest increase in sales was seen in the textiles, clothing, and footwear group—15.7 per cent.
A 32.7 per cent decrease in online retail sales value at current prices was recorded in January 2023 compared with December 2022. The share of online sales in total sales decreased from 9.5 per cent in December 2022 to 8.3 per cent in January 2023. On the other hand, an increase in the share was recorded for the textiles, clothing, and footwear group from 19.7 per cent to 21.5 per cent.
After eliminating the seasonal factors, retail sales at constant prices in January 2023 were 2.7 per cent higher compared with December 2022.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (NB)