Real-time retail consumption tracker for October 19 - 25, 2020
According to SberIndex, between October 19 and 25 consumer spending somewhat rebounded while still being 1.7% smaller y-o-y. The four-week average is 2.2% weaker y-o-y.
Over the last week, the consumer activity index SberIndex.ru compiles somewhat increased to reach 73.5 points from 72.8 a week before that.
Spending in the Medications and Healthcare Products category keeps climbing fast for a fourth week in a row. Between October 19 and 25, the metric accelerated to 36.2% y-o-y from 24.3% y-o-y a week before that.
In two categories – Home Appliances and Electronics (+20.6% y-o-y) and Computers and Software (+49.2% y-o-y) – demand is growing amid new gadget releases and some people going back to home offices.