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Retail sales slow to 0.8% in April

After several months of strong retail sales, shoppers appeared more cautious about spending in April as rainy weather and fresh worries about the economy curbed people's urge to shop.
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October retail sales up 3.4% at major chains, less than expected

Business & Finance : Money & Co (3 years ago)

The nation's retailers recorded a moderate increase in sales last month as consumers reined in their spending after splurging on back-to-school shopping and cautiously sized up the coming holiday season. On Thursday, major chain sto... Read Post

Retail sales at major chains up a weak 0.1% in June

Business & Finance : Money & Co (2 years ago)

Consumers worried about the economy appeared more cautious about buying in June, prompting concerns about a possible slowdown in spending just ahead of the back-to-school shopping season. Read Post

Early Easter, chilly weather keep March retail sales growth slow

Business & Finance : Money & Co (last year)

Consumers shopping during a chilly March gave retail sales for the month a half-hearted push, with spending weighed down by the bitter weather, sequestration worries, ongoing economic weakness and an earlier Easter that shaved off a... Read Post


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