Johannesburg - Growth in South Africa's retail sales slowed
to 1.0% year-on-year in October compared with a revised 4.7% expansion in
September, Statistics SA said on Tuesday.
On a month-on-month basis, sales were down by 1.7% in
October. For the quarter, they were up by 4.1% from the same period a year ago.
Economists in a Reuters survey expected retail sales growth
of 4.0% in October compared with 4.3% previously reported.
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