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July Retail Sales Edge Higher as Summer Goods Make Way for Fall Gear

Retailers are announcing July U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 4.5% year-over-year, below the 5.5% sales gain posted in June. July is ...
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June Retail Sales May Be Softer Than Expected

Retailers are announcing June U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 4.9% year-over-year, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. After the ...
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June Retail Sales Growth Forecast at 18-Month High

If the forecast for retail sales growth is accurate, U.S. retail same-store sales will rise 4.9% in June, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. Including comparable store sales ...
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May Retail Sales Strong for Second Month in a Row

Retailers are announcing May U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.4% year-over-year. After the weather-related sales weakness in the first three months ...
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April Retail Sales Show Surprising Strength

Retailers are announcing April U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.9% year-over-year, but results came in far better -- up 6%. The ...
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March Retail Sales Weaker on Weather and Late Easter

Retailers are announcing March U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.5% year-over-year. Retail sales gained just 1.4% in March of 2013, excluding ...
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February Retail Sales Better Than Feared

Retailers are announcing February U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.7% year-over-year. Retail sales gained just 2% in February of 2013, excluding ...
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Retail Sales for January as Cool as the Weather

Retailers are announcing January same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.2% year-over-year. Retail sales gained 2.3% in January of 2013, excluding drug store ...
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Weather May Have Wrecked January Retail Sales

It’s a good thing that the month of January typically accounts for just 20% of most retailers’ fourth quarter sales. This January has been a particularly harsh one, at least ...
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Are High-Flying Retailers at the Same Risk as Best Buy?

The magnitude of the debacle at Best Buy during December was not something Wall Street expected. Most firms had fallen in love with the story, and Best Buy was seen ...
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Retail Sales for August Show Modest Increases

Retailers are announcing August same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.2% year-over-year, compared with a 4.2% gain in July and a 4.3% gain ...
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Retail Sales for July Mixed in Early Reporting

Retailers are announcing July same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 4.1% year-over-year, compared with a 4.3% gain in June and a 3.8% gain ...
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Retail Sales for June Expected to Post Gains

Retailers are announcing June same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.9% year-over-year, compared with a 3.5% gain in May and a 2.8% gain ...
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Retail Sales for May Better Than Expected

Retailers are announcing May same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.8% year-over-year, compared with a 1.4% gain in March and a 3% gain ...
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May Retail Sales Due Tomorrow from Costco, Other Chain Stores

Same-store retail sales from many of the country’s largest chains are scheduled to hit the tape tomorrow. Sales in March and April rose just 1.4% and 3%, respectively, so the ...
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