Retail Trade Group: Holiday Sales Up 5.5 Percent

Retail trade group: Holiday sales up 5.5 percent

The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday spending rose a better-than-expected 5.5 percent, the strongest gain since the Great Recession.

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  • Retail trade group: Holiday sales up 5.5 percent
    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday spending rose a better-than-expected 5.5 percent, the strongest gain since the Great Recession.
    01/15/2018 - 8:23 am | View Website
  • Retail trade group: Holiday sales up 5.5 percent
    NEW YORK — The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday spending rose a better-than-expected 5.5 percent, the strongest gain since the Great Recession.
    01/15/2018 - 12:09 am | View Website
  • Retail trade group: Holiday sales up 5.5 percent
    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday spending rose a better-than-expected 5.5 percent, the strongest gain since the Great Recession.
    01/14/2018 - 9:14 am | View Website
  • Retail trade group: Holiday sales up 5.5 percent
    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday spending rose a better-than-expected 5.5 percent, the strongest gain since the Great Recession.
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    The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday spending rose a better-than-expected 5.5 percent, the strongest gain since the Great Recession. The National ...
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