The Italian statistical office Istat released its retail sales data for Italy on Thursday. Italian retail sales were flat in January, after a 0.1% decrease in December.
Sales of food products were flat in January, while sales of non-food products increased by 0.1%.
On a yearly basis, retail sales in Italy declined 0.8% in January, after a 0.7% gain in December. December's figure was revised up from a 0.6% rise.