Retail Sales Rise 1.4%; Ex-Autos Increase 0.2%

Temple-West, Patrick
November 2009
Bond Buyer;11/17/2009, Vol. 370 Issue 33218, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase of retail sales in the U.S. as revealed by the Department of Commerce. As of October 2009, the sales in the retail sector have improved by 1.4% as figured by several economists. It is also noted that purchases except automobiles have also gained a 0.2% increase. The sales have revealed a satisfactory performance, opposite to 2008 retail sales.


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