Retail Sales Fall For Third Month

Retail sales fell for the third consecutive month in June, the first time sales have slumped for that long since the height of the recession. Total retail sales declined 0.5 percent from May, the Commerce Department reported in Washington Monday. Sales were down in the majority of retail categories, led by a 1.8 percent decline in spending on gasoline, as fuel prices continued to fall. Large declines in spending also registered in furniture, electronics, appliances and building supplies. The…

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  • German retail sales unexpectedly fall in June - Yahoo! Finance
    German retail sales unexpectedly fall in June - MENAFN
    07/31/2015 - 5:35 am | View Link
  • Hong Kong retail sales fall for fourth month as fewer tourists visit - South China Morning Post
    Retail sales in Hong Kong declined for the fourth month in a row as fewer mainland tourists visited. ... Kong Retail Management Association said ...
    07/31/2015 - 4:25 am | View Link
  • Retail Sales Growth Up But Set To Cool Slightly - Top-Consultant.com
    UK: Retail Sales Growth Set To Cool Over The Summer - CBI - Kamcity
    07/30/2015 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • UPDATE 1-Spanish retail sales slow in June after strong rebound - Reuters
    UPDATE 1-Spanish retail sales slow in June after strong rebound - Reuters UK
    07/29/2015 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • UPDATE 1-Japan annual retail sales rise modestly, consumption ... - Reuters
    Japan June retail sales rise 0.9 percent year/year - Philly.com
    07/28/2015 - 9:17 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Hong Kong retail sales fall for fourth month as tourism slows
    HONG KONG: Hong Kong retail sales fell for the fourth straight month in June as a drop in tourist arrivals continued to hit sales of big-ticket items such as jewellery and watches. Retail sale slipped 0.4 per cent from a year earlier in value terms to HK$ ...
    07/31/2015 - 12:03 am | View Link
  • German retail sales unexpectedly fall in June
    Berlin (AFP) - German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, unexpectedly fell 2.3 percent in June, provisional official data showed Friday. Analysts polled by the financial services provider Factset had forecast the volatile ...
    07/30/2015 - 10:35 pm | View Link
  • Hong Kong June retail sales fall 0.4 pct yr/yr
    July 31 June retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier): _____2015_____ 2014 Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan Dec Value: -0.4 -0.1 -2.1 -2.9 14.8 -14.5 -4.0 Volume: 4.4 4.7^ 2.5 0.8 18.1 -13.8 -1.4 ^ Revised CONTEXT: -- In the ...
    07/30/2015 - 10:13 pm | View Link
  • German Retail Sales Fall Unexpectedly In June
    Germany's retail sales declined unexpectedly in June after rising in the previous two months, preliminary figures from Destatis showed Friday. Retail sales fell a calendar and seasonally adjusted 2.3 percent month-on-month in June, in contrast to a 0.4 ...
    07/30/2015 - 7:52 pm | View Link
  • US Retail Sales Were Disappointing in June
    Retail sales account for about one-third of all consumer spending. They fell by 0.30% in June. The market didn’t expect the fall. It was expecting 0.20%–0.30% month-over-month growth. Retail sales rose by 1% month-over-month in May. This number was ...
    07/29/2015 - 12:06 pm | View Link
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    08/1/2015 - 11:12 pm | View Website
  • U.S. Advance Retail Sales Fall 0.3% In June | Kitco News
    The start of summer wasn’t enough to encourage U.S. consumers to spend more, as advance retail sales came in lower than expected, according to the latest data from ...
    08/1/2015 - 10:00 pm | View Website
  • Retail sales disappoint, fall 0.3% in June
    Retail sales fell an unexpected 0.3% in June as consumers pulled back on car, home and clothing purchases. It was the first drop in monthly retail sales ...
    07/14/2015 - 12:06 pm | View Website
  • US retail sales fall in June as consumers stay cautious ...
    US retail sales fall in June as consumers stay cautious US retail sales drop 0.3 pct. in June, as Americans spend less on cars, clothes and furniture
    07/14/2015 - 11:01 am | View Website
  • Retail Sales in U.S. Unexpectedly Fall on Broad-Based Drop ...
    Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly dropped in June, curbing optimism about the strength of the rebound in consumer spending during the second quarter.
    07/14/2015 - 9:28 am | View Website
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