US retail sales rose 0.6% in March from the month before, and sales excluding autos and fuel were up 0.3%, according to the Commerce Department. Sales were up 4.5% from March 2017 as consumers spent more on goods including furniture and electronics.
Report: US retail sales rose in March
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