December 23, 2013

U.S. household purchases rose 0.5% in November 2013. According to new figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce, this followed a 0.4% increase in October that was larger than previously reported and is the largest increase since July 2013.

March 13, 2013

Retail spending in the United States rose a better-than-expected 1.1% in February, the highest increase since September, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

November 14, 2012

The National Retail Federation said that, for the first time in three months, retail sales ticked down slightly as consumers cooled discretionary spending in the face of inclement weather and uncertainty in Washington.

November 1, 2012

By Shelley E. Kohan, RetailNext

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