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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.

March 13, 2014
Business

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.

February 7, 2014
Business

Retail Sales Rise in December

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

January 14, 2014
Business

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.

December 2, 2013
Business

December Retail Sales Rise 0.5%

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

January 15, 2013
Business

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.

October 2, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Improve 0.9% in August

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

September 14, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Fall 0.2% in May

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

June 13, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Rise 0.1% in April

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Retail sales rose 0.1% in April, the slowest pace this year, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

May 15, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Rise 1.1%; Gain Is Most in Five Months

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Retail sales rose 1.1% in February, the biggest gain in five months, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

March 13, 2012

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