Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Commerce Department Monthly Sales

The Commerce Department said retail sales rose 0.5% in December, slightly better than November's 0.4% increase and the best showing since September. A 1.6% jump in sales of autos and auto parts led all categories.  Excluding a 1.6% decline in gas station sales, retail spending increased 0.8%.

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

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