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Retail Sales Rise 0.3% in May

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Retail sales rose 0.3% in May after a revised 0.5 % gain in April that was much larger than previously estimated, the Commerce Department reported.

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June 12, 2014
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Retail Sales Rise 0.1% in April, Following Largest Gain in Four Years

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Retail sales increased 0.1% in April after the biggest increase in four years, the Commerce Department reported May 13.

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May 13, 2014
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Retail Sales in US Increase for First Time in Three Months

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Retail sales in the U.S. rose in February for the first time in three months, a sign consumers are starting to shake off the effects of the harsh weather that had curbed spending even more than previously estimated.

Bloomberg News
March 13, 2014
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4.1% Rise in Retail Sales Predicted for 2014

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Retail sales are projected to increase 4.1% in 2014 as the economy continues to improve, the National Retail Federation said.

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February 7, 2014
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Retail Sales Rise in December

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Retail sales grew 0.2% in December, the Commerce Department reported Jan. 14.

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January 14, 2014
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Holiday Retail Sales Rise 2.3%

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U.S. retail sales increased 2.3% on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, matching predictions of the weakest holiday sales since 2009, Bloomberg News reported.

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December 2, 2013
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December Retail Sales Rise 0.5%

Retail sales rose 0.5% in December, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

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January 15, 2013
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Holiday Sales Growth Expected to Slow, National Retail Federation Says

U.S. sales during the holiday season will slow to 4.1% this year, according to the National Retail Federation, due in part to unemployment and political uncertainties, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

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October 2, 2012
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Retail Sales Improve 0.9% in August

Retail sales increased 0.9% in August, the Commerce Department said Friday.

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September 14, 2012
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Retail Sales Fall 0.2% in May

Retail sales declined in May for a second straight month, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

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June 13, 2012

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