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U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in August [View all]

Source: The Wall Street Journal.

ECONOMY U.S. ECONOMY

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in August

Retail could recover quickly once Covid-19 surge eases, economists say

By Josh Mitchell
https://twitter.com/JMitchellWSJ
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Updated Sept. 16, 2021 8:34 am ET

U.S. retail sales rose 0.7% in August, a sign the economic recovery has resilience despite the Delta variant.

U.S. retail sales likely fell for the second straight month in August, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. The Commerce Department will release official figures at 8:30 a.m. ET Thursday.

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Read more: https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-economy-august-2021-retail-sales-delta-variant-11631736808



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ECONOMY | ECONOMIC DATA

U.S. Retail Sales Likely Took a Hit From Delta Variant

https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-economy-august-2021-retail-sales-delta-variant-11631736808

Product shortages appear to have damped sales on items such as autos, restraining economic recovery. Retail could recover quickly once Covid-19 surge eases, economists say.

By Josh Mitchell
https://twitter.com/JMitchellWSJ
[email protected]
Sept. 16, 2021 5:30 am ET

Product shortages and the Delta variant are preventing many Americans from spending at retailers, restraining the economic recovery.

U.S. retail sales likely fell for the second straight month in August, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. The Commerce Department will release official figures at 8:30 a.m. ET Thursday.

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