Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Commerce Department Monthly Sales

Retail sales increased 1.1% last month, the Commerce Department said, beating expectations after an upwardly revised 1.2% rise in August. Retail sales outside of autos, gasoline and building materials -- a barometer of consumer spending known as core retail sales -- rose 0.9% last month.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce - commerce.gov

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