Retail sales fell 0.3 per cent in February from the previous month, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.
Sales by volume fell 1.9 per cent from the same month last year. The value of retail sales (excluding the motor trade) decreased by 1.7 per cent in February 2012 compared to February 2011. Bar, motor vehicles and furniture sales all fell in the month, while electrical goods sales climbed, the CSO said.
The continued fall in retail...
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