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Retail sales bounce back in January

Retail sales bounce back in January

WASHINGTON – Retail sales rebounded in January, the National Retail Federation said on Monday. Sales increased by 1.3% seasonally adjusted from December and by 3.6% unadjusted year-over-year. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.“Retail sales recovered in January after the unexpected drop in December, reinforcing a positive start to 2019,” NRF chief economist

Opportunities for brick-and-mortar retailers

Opportunities for brick-and-mortar retailers

NEW YORK — With e-commerce capturing a growing slice of the retail pie, the future of the physical store becomes a more urgent question. Coresight Research tackled the issue in the third and final installment of its “Retail Reworked” series, focusing on areas of opportunity for brick-and-mortar retailers in a time when more and more