(Releads with Bundesbank data, adds economist) By Sylvia Westall BERLIN, Feb 29 (Reuters) - German retail sales made a weak start to 2008, Bundesbank data for January showed on Friday, unsettling hopes that private consumption will be a strong motor of growth in Europe's largest economy this year. Sales including vehicles and sales at gas stations fell by 1.3 percent on the month in January, compared to a 1.5 percent rise in December. Retail sales hampered overall economic growth in ...
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