In the aggregate, retailers' Oct. same-store sales growth fell by 0.9% - or 4.2% excluding...

|By:, SA News Editor

In the aggregate, retailers' Oct. same-store sales growth fell by 0.9% - or 4.2% excluding Wal-Mart (WMT +1.8%). Even so, retail remains a bright spot on an otherwise bleak Thursday. SPDR RETAIL ETF (XRT) +1.5%.