Retail Sales Up 1.4%; Ex-Autos Rise 1.0%

Ackerman, Andrew
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/14/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32444, p2
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The article presents statistical data which showed an overall increase in retail sales for July 2006 in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that the overall sales had increased by 1.4 percent to $367.9 percent in the retailers sector. The total retail sales increased by 4.8 percent from July 2005, and data that excluded exports auto dealerships increased by 9.2 percent.


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