US retail sales rise 1.9% in September, beating expectations

Fri, 16th Oct 2020

US retail sales rose 1.9% in September to $549.3 billion, according to the Census Bureau. That beat market expectations of a 0.7% increase. Core retail sales, which exclude motor parts and gasoline stations, climbed 1.5%, compared to market expectations of a 0.4% rise. Story provided by

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