December Retail Sales Are Weaker Than Expected

Though December was weaker than expected, the overall holiday season was still relatively strong, analysts said.

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  • Retail sales boost for eurozone - BBC
    Retail sales rose 1.1% from December and by 3.7% compared with the previous January, the European Union ... Germany and Portugal offsetting weaker
    03/4/2015 - 7:38 am | View Link
  • Hungary Retail Sales Jump Most in 11 Years as Spending Recovers - Bloomberg
    Hungary Retail Sales Jump Most in 11 Years as Spending Recovers - Washington Post
    03/4/2015 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • German Retail Sales Growth Strongest Since Mid-2010 - RTTNews.com
    Retail sales grew 2.9 percent month-on-month in January, much faster than December's 0.6 percent increase. ... expected sales to rise at a weaker
    03/3/2015 - 7:49 am | View Link
  • German Retail Sales Growth Improves Unexpectedly In January - RTTNews.com
    Retail sales grew a seasonally adjusted 2.9 percent month-on-month in January, much faster than December ... had expected sales to rise at a weaker
    03/2/2015 - 2:35 pm | View Link
  • Hong Kong Retailers Get Squeezed by Weak Yuan: Chart - Bloomberg
    ... changes in the city’s monthly retail sales, which sank 3.9 percent from a year earlier in December. ... A weaker yuan makes overseas products
    03/2/2015 - 9:31 am | View Link
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  • Retail sales dropped 2.0 per cent in December
    OTTAWA — Retail sales in Canada in December posted their largest ... Statistics Canada said most store types associated with holiday shopping registered weaker sales in December, more than offsetting gains in November. Sales clothing stores were down ...
    02/20/2015 - 9:25 am | View Link
  • Canadian Retail Sales Slump 2% in December
    The retail sales report “does at the margin increase the chances ... shoe and electronics and appliances dealers, recorded weaker sales, more than offsetting November’s gains, Statistics Canada said. Some economists suggested that reflected the impact ...
    02/20/2015 - 8:54 am | View Link
  • Retail sales dropped 2.0 per cent in December
    Statistics Canada said most store types associated with holiday shopping registered weaker sales in December, more than offsetting gains in November. Sales clothing stores were down 6.0 per cent, while shoe stores saw a 9.4 per cent drop in December.
    02/20/2015 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Statistics Canada says retail sales dropped 2.0 per cent in December
    OTTAWA - Retail sales in Canada in December posted their largest ... Statistics Canada said most store types associated with holiday shopping registered weaker sales in December, more than offsetting gains in November. Sales clothing stores were down ...
    02/20/2015 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • Retail Sales Drop 2.0% In December
    Retail sales fell 2.0% to $42.1 billion in December ... Most store types typically associated with holiday shopping registered weaker sales in December, more than offsetting November gains in these subsectors. Receipts at clothing and clothing ...
    02/20/2015 - 2:43 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Retail Sales, December 2012
    Key points. In December 2012, year-on-year estimates of retail sales volumes continued to show upward movements seen in the retail sector since August 2011 but the ...
    03/2/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Website
  • Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services
    Table 1. Estimated Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services, by Kind of Business (Total sales estimates are shown in millions of dollars and are based on data from ...
    02/28/2015 - 11:05 pm | View Website
  • January Retail Sales Were Surprisingly Weak; No Help from ...
    The Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that sales in January came in at -0.8% month-over-month, which comes on top of a -0.9% decline in December.
    02/28/2015 - 10:12 am | View Website
  • Singapore December retail sales up 2.6% on strong vehicle ...
    Retail sales in Singapore rose 2.6 per cent in December compared with the previous year but only because sales of cars and other vehicles jumped 41 per cent in the month.
    02/13/2015 - 8:00 am | View Website
  • Australian dollar recovers after reacting to weak December ...
    The Australian dollar steadied on Thursday after soft retail sales data and a weaker oil price offset overnight gains in the wake of monetary easing in China.
    02/5/2015 - 1:14 am | View Website
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