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03.08.2015

Rapid retail growth across the categories in Q2 2015

The June of 2015 showed the highest growth rate in total retail sales (excl. fuel) in recent years, reaching 11% growth YoY. All key categories showed strong growth, including the home categories with 10% growth and fashion category with 13% growth. Generally, the first half of 2015 has shown even better retail growth than 2014, with 8% and 9% YoY growth rates for the first quarters of the year. Even the fashion category, which had a slow start to the year has started showing positive trends, with Q2 2015 showing 6% turnover growth over Q2 2014.

Estonia Q1 14 Q2 14 Q3 14 Q4 14 2014 Q1 15 Q2 15
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motor fuel 8% 8% 6% 6% 7% 8% 9%
Retail sale of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods 30% 23% 17% 11% 20% 0% 6%
Retail sale of household goods and appliances, hardware and building materials 9% 8% 3% 9% 7% 9% 10%

Source: Estonian Statistics, Trigon Calculations