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Greek retail sales by volume rose 7.1 percent in October compared to the same month last year after an downwardly revised 5.0 percent increase in September, statistics service ELSTAT said on Tuesday.
Retail sales were led higher by purchases of medicines and cosmetics, followed by stationery, the data showed.
Greece's largest carrier Aegean Airlines has expressed interest in the privatization of Croatia Airlines and submitted a non-binding bid, it said on Friday.
Aegean, a member of the Star Alliance group, said any decision on whether it would take part in the next phase of the state-owned Croatian carrier's privatization would be taken in the coming months.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey will send troops to Libya now that the north African country requested it, and he will present deployment legislation to the Turkish parliament in January.
Erdogan visited Tunisia on Wednesday to discuss cooperation for a possible ceasefire in neighbouring Libya.
Greece's jobless rate fell to 16.4 percent in July-to-September from 16.9 percent in the second quarter, data by the country's statistics service ELSTAT showed on Friday.
About 73.6 percent of Greece's 777,000 jobless are long-term unemployed, meaning they have been out of work for at least 12 months, the figures showed.