Retail Sales Continue Slow Climb

October 2010
MMR;10/18/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the slow rise of retail sales in September 2010, marking 0.6% over August 2010 sales and 7.3% over September 2009 according to the Commerce Department figures in the U.S. It states that the marks point a third straight month gains which followed a stronger 0.7% increase in August 2010 over July 2010. It notes that the modest sales have increased fears which is spared by sales decline in May and June 2010 and that the economy slips back into a recession.


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