According to the country's Retail Sales Index, shoe sales in Sweden increased by 8.6 percent in December 2010. For the year 2010, shoe sales increased by 8 percent in current prices and 7 percent in fixed calendar-adjusted prices. Sales of sporting goods in Sweden increased by 12 percent in December, resulting in an 6.7 percent increase in current prices and 6.4 percent in fixed calendar-adjusted prices for the year 2010.