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Retail-sales growth slips to 0.1%

Late Easter likely skewed April figures, economists say

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 2:51 a.m.

A shopper and her son pass a store in the Aventura Mall in Aventura, Fla., in March. The Commerce Department said retail sales rose just 0.1 percent last month, after rising 1.5 percent in March.

U.S. retail-sales growth slowed in April, with consumers shopping less online and cutting back on purchases of furniture and electronics.

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