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CSO: Retail Sales Up 14% In August.

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There was a decrease in supermarket sales, which fell by three percent

Sales in retail were 14 percent higher in August 2021 than pre-pandemic levels.

The Central Statistics Office compared last month with 2019 and found that just two industries had lower sales, which were bars and bookshops.

However both sectors saw large month-on-month increases when compared with July of this year.

There was a decrease in supermarket sales, which fell by three percent - compared with July.

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