By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales dipped in October as auto demand dropped while wholesale prices spiked on soaring food and vehicle prices, the government said on Friday. In a report showing a second straight month of declining consumer activity after surges in July and August, the Commerce Department said retail sales fell 0.3 percent last month. The slide, which was slightly larger than the 0.2 percent drop expected by Wall Street, came as auto sales ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"WRAPUP 1-U.S. retail sales dip, wholesale prices spike" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.