WASHINGTON — Uneven December retail sales results did not give apparel stores, or Wall Street, a green light to celebrate.
Department store sales were flat compared with November and declined 1.2 percent to $15.74 million compared with a year earlier, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Specialty store sales dropped 0.6 percent for the month, but rose 5 percent to $17.46 million year-over-year.
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