Retail Sales Disappoint: What Did We Buy in July? – Real Time Economics

    U.S. retail sales were basically flat last month, disappointing economists expecting a gain.

    Sales declined in some of the big segments of the retail world, including motor vehicle and parts dealers, general merchandise stores and nonstore retailers, a category that includes Internet sales.

    This graphic shows the size of the sectors and whether their sales rose or fell in July. Click through for an interactive version.



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    13 August 2014 | 5:22 pm – Source:

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