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Holiday Retail Sales Rise 2.3%

Wal-Mart Corp.

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

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 2, 2013
Business

December Retail Sales Rise 0.5%

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

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
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.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 2, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Improve 0.9% in August

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

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
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.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
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.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2012
Business

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

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

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

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 13, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Rise 0.4% in January

Retail sales improved 0.4% in January as sales excluding automobiles rose to a 10-month high, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 14, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Edge Up 0.1% in December

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Retail sales improved 0.1% in December, the smallest gain in seven months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 12, 2012
Business

Retail Sales Edge Up 0.2% in November

Bruce Andrew Peters for TT

Retail sales improved 0.2% in November, the slowest rate of growth in five months, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 13, 2011

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