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Retail Sales in February Post Smallest Gain in Six Months

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U.S. retail sales in February posted the smallest gain in six months, indicating a tempering of the consumer spending that’s been carrying the economy.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2017
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Retail Sales Picked Up in December on Motor Vehicle Demand

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Sales at U.S. retailers accelerated in December on the heels of stronger demand for motor vehicles, capping a year of improvement for the nation’s merchants.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 13, 2017
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Retail Sales in US Increased Less Than Forecast in November

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Sales at U.S. retailers rose less than forecast in November, representing a pause in spending after robust gains in the previous two months.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
December 14, 2016
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Retail Sales Jump More Than Forecast in Broad Advance

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Sales at U.S. retailers rose in October more than forecast in a broad advance after an even stronger September than initially estimated, showing consumers continue to pump up the economy.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2016
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Retail Sales Rose in September by Most in Three Months

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Retail sales climbed in September by the most in three months, showing American shoppers began to spend freely again after shying away from merchants earlier in the quarter.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
October 14, 2016
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Retail Sales Decline in August by More Than Forecast

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Sales at U.S. retailers dropped more than forecast in August, indicating a pause in recent consumer-spending strength that has carried the economy.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
September 15, 2016
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Retail Purchases Stall as Car Sales Improve

Sales at U.S. retailers were little changed in July as Americans flocked to auto dealers at the expense of other merchants.

Bloomberg News
August 12, 2016
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Retail Sales Climb More Than Forecast in Broad Advance

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Sales at U.S. retailers rose more than forecast last month in a broad advance that shows consumers delivered for the economy in the second quarter.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
July 15, 2016
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Retail Sales Rise More Than Forecast as Consumers Spend

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Retail sales rose more than forecast in May, showing consumer spending will help boost economic growth in the second quarter.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
June 14, 2016
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Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall as Consumers Scrimp

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Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly fell in March, raising concern that consumer spending is losing momentum.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
April 13, 2016

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