U.S. retail sales rise 0.3 percentChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 14, 2020
The Commerce Department said retail sales rose 0.3 percent in January after edging up by a downwardly revised 0.2 percent in December.
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Economists had expected retail sales to climb 0.3 percent, matching the increase originally reported for the previous month.
Excluding sales by motor vehicles and parts dealers, retail sales still rose 0.3 percent in January. ■