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Retail Sales Rose in August, But Department Store Sector Still Troubled

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Department store sales are still feeling some pain, but apparel specialty stores saw some good news in August. Retail sales rose 4.6 percent in August from a year ago, but just 0.4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from July, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau released Friday. The computation excludes automobile dealers,…

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