The Spanish statistical office INE released its retail sales data on Thursday. Retail sales in Spain rose at a seasonally adjusted rate of 0.2% in December, after a 0.6% decline in November.
Food sales were up 0.9% in December, while non-food sales decreased by 0.5%.
On a yearly basis, retail sales climbed at a seasonally adjusted rate of 2.2% in December, after a 3.3% rise in November.
Sales of non-food products jumped 3.0% in December from a year ago, while food sales fell 0.2%.
In 2015 as whole, retail sales rose by 3.6%.