December retail sales jump 16% from pre-Covid levels, shows RAI survey

Retailers Association of India (RAI) surveys retailers in different categories such as apparel, home decor, beauty and personal care, quick service restaurants, footwear, food, and grocery


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The Retailers Association of India (RAI) conducted the 35th edition of the Retail Business Survey, according to which the retail sales in December 2022 grew 16 per cent as against the sales recorded during December 2019 or the pre-pandemic period, reported Livemint.

According to the findings of the survey, in December, retail businesses across regions indicated a jump in sales as compared to pre-pandemic levels with east India signaling a growth of 20 per cent, while retailers in south India and west India reporting a growth of 18 per cent and 16 per cent, respectively, followed by 10 per

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 5:57 PM IST

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