February retail sales fall 0.1 pct

February retail sales fall 0.1 pct; few signs of tax bump

WASHINGTON /March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. consumers spent less at auto dealers, gas stations and department stores in February, causing overall retail sales to slip 0.1 percent. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that sales have declined for the past three months, but they’re still 4 percent higher from a year ago. Shoppers have opened … Continue reading February retail sales fall 0.1 pct; few signs of tax bump