US Retail Sales Rise Most Since 2015 on Storm-Related Lift
U.S. retail sales jumped last month by the most in more than two years as motor vehicles lost to hurricanes were quickly replaced and higher prices lifted receipts at gasoline stations, Commerce Department figures showed Friday.
US retail sales rose 1.6% in Sept, vs 1.7% increase expected
US retail sales surge, driven by autos and gasoline purchases
US retail sales leapt 1.6 pct. last month, most in 2 1/2 years