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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.

July 15, 2016
Business

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.

June 14, 2016
Business

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
Business

Retail Sales Decline After January Revised Down

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U.S. retail sales dropped in February and the prior month’s gain was revised to a decline, calling into question the narrative that bigger gains in consumer spending would propel economic growth at the start of 2016.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2016
Business

US Retail Sales Increased in January in Broad-Based Advance

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Retail sales increased for a third straight month in January as Americans kicked off 2016 by spending freely on cars, clothing and online merchandise.

February 12, 2016
Business

US Retail Sales Expected to Rise Just 3.1% as Spending Shifts Away From Mall

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U.S. retail sales will grow just 3.1% in 2016 as consumers shift more of their spending to experiences, rather than the mall, according to the National Retail Federation.

Lindsey Rupp | Bloomberg News
February 10, 2016
Business

Retail Sales Decrease to End Weakest Year Since 2009

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Sales at U.S. retailers declined in December to wrap the weakest year since 2009, raising concern about the momentum in consumer spending heading into 2016.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2016
Business

Online Shopping Boosts Holiday Sales, Retail Group Says

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U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7% rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said Nov. 29 after releasing an annual consumer poll.

Nathan Layne | Reuters
November 30, 2015
Business

Sales Rise Less Than Forecast as Americans Save Gas Money

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Sales at U.S. retailers rose less than forecast in October as consumers pocketed the money saved after fueling up their cars.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2015
Business

Retail Sales Rise Less Than Expected as Americans Save More

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Consumers in the United States tempered purchases at retailers in September, pocketing the savings from lower fuel costs and making for a weak finish to the third quarter.

October 14, 2015

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