The Spanish statistical office INE released its retail sales data on Friday. Retail sales in Spain rose at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.3% in July, after a 0.8% fall in June.
Food sales were up 1.6% in July, while non-food sales climbed by 1.5%.
On a yearly basis, retail sales climbed at a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.1% in July, after a 2.4% rise in June. Retail sales have been increasing since August 2015.
Sales of non-food products jumped 4.9% in July from a year ago, while food sales rose 1.6%.