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Retail Sales Dipped in August

There were $474.8 billion in retail and food service sales in August, down 0.2% from the previous month but up 3.2% from August 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. July’s number was downwardly revised to reflect 0.3% growth. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 0.2%. Year-over-year core sales increased 3.6%. Retail trade sales decreased 0.3% ...

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Retail Sales Jumped to 7-Month High in July

There were $478.9 billion in retail and food service sales in July, up 0.6% from the previous month and 4.2% from July 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. July’s retail sales were the largest gain in seven months. June’s number was upwardly revised to reflect 0.3% growth. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 0.5%. Year-over-year ...

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Retail Sales Slipped in June

There were $473.5 billion in retail and food service sales in June, down 0.2% from the previous month and up 2.8% from June 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – also fell 0.2%. Year-over-year core sales increased 2.4%. Retail trade sales decreased 0.1% from May and are up 3.0% from last ...

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Retail Sales Slipped in May

There were $473.8 billion in retail and food service sales in May, down 0.3% from the previous month and up 3.8% from May 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – also fell 0.3%. Year-over-year core sales increased 3.8%. Retail trade sales decreased 0.3% from April and are up 4.0% from last ...

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Retail Sales Grew 0.4% in April

There were $474.9 billion in retail and food service sales in April, up 0.4% from the previous month and up 4.5% from April 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. March’s estimate was revised from down 0.2% to up 0.1%. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts grew 0.3%. Year-over-year core sales increased 4.5%. Retail trade sales increased 0.4% ...

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Retail Sales Fell in March

There were $470.8 billion in retail and food service sales in March, down 0.2% from the previous month and up 5.2% from March 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. February’s estimate was revised from up 0.1% to down 0.3%. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – were unchanged for the second consecutive month. Year-over-year core sales increased ...

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Retail Sales Rose in February

There were $474.0 billion in retail and food service sales in February, up 0.1% from the previous month and 5.7% from February 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – increased 0.2% after rising by 1.2% in January. Year-over-year core sales increased 5.7%. Retail trade sales increased 0.1% from January and are ...

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Retail Sales Rose in January

There were $472.1 billion in retail and food service sales in January, up 0.4% from the previous month and 5.6% from January 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – increased 0.8% after rising by 0.4% in December. Year-over-year core sales increased 5.3%. Retail trade sales increased 0.2% from December and are ...

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Retail Sales Rose in December

There were $469.1 billion in retail and food service sales in December, up 0.6% from the previous month and 4.1% from December 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – increased 0.2% after rising at the same rate in November. Year-over-year core sales increased 3.4%. Retail trade sales increased 0.8% from November ...

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Retail Sales Post Small Rise in November

There were $465.5 billion in retail and food service sales in November, up 0.1% from the previous month and 3.8% from November 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – increased 0.2% after rising 0.6% in October. Year-over-year core sales increased 3.9%. Retail trade sales were unchanged from October and up 3.6% ...

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