ZURICH, April 9 (Reuters) - Swiss retail sales rose 2.4 percent in real terms versus the year-earlier month, the Federal Statistics Office said on Tuesday.
Sales edged 0.2 percent lower compared to the previous month when adjusted for seasonal effects.
Inflation-adjusted, y/y pct change
Feb '13 Jan '13
Retail sales total 2.4 1.9
Retail sales ex fuel 2.7 1.9
* Sales of food,
beverages, tobacco 1.0 1.4
* Non-food sales 3.4 1.7
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