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December 13, 2011

Retail sales rose 0.2% in November, following a 0.6% advance in October that was more than initially reported, according to figures released by the Commerce Department in Washington.

New York City -- Retail sales rose 0.2% in November, following a 0.6% advance in October that was more than initially reported, according to figures released Tuesday by the Commerce Department in Washington. The November increase was the slightest gain in five months. Economists projected a 0.6% November increase, according to the median forecast in a Bloomberg News survey. Purchases excluding automobiles also rose 0.2%.