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US Retail Sales up 5 Percent Over Last Year, Continuing Upward Trend

Posted by Allen Haynes on Sep 26, 2018 7:25:04 PM

Sales for US retailers improved dramatically to an originally unexpected 5 percent increase in August continuing to surprise store owners after July’s 4.9 percent increase according to a recent report from the National Retail Federation (NRF).

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UK Retail Sales Surge, Pound at Its Strongest Level in Eight Months

Posted by Allen Haynes on May 22, 2017 4:31:32 PM

Recent warm weather and a later than normal Easter brought shoppers out onto the high streets in April, creating a surprise surge in retail spending, according to a recent report from the Office for National Statistics.

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