Retail sales down 1.5pc in February, up 5pc on year - CSO
RETAIL sale volumes fell 1.5pc in February compared with the previous year, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.
However, on an annual basis they were up 5pc on an annual basis.
When car sales are excluded, retail sales fell 0.4pc in February and up 2.3pc compared with the same period last year.
In February, car, electrical goods and food sales were down.