December Sales Gain Is Nominal 0.1 Percent
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) — Retail sales rose 0.1 percent from November to December, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday.
Retail sales, including food service sales, adjusted for seasonal variations but not for prices rose to $400.6 billion on sales that were 6.5 percent higher than December 2010, the bureau said in a release.
Retail trade sales were unchanged month-to-month, but up 6.3 percent from the same month a year earlier. Non-store sales, which include Internet and catalog sales, rose 10.6 percent from December 2010 while gasoline station sales rose 8.9 percent from a year earlier.
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