The NRF forecasts retail sales growth of 3.8% to 4.4%

|By:, SA News Editor

The National Retail Federation projects retail industry sales will increase between 3.8% and 4.4% in 2018. Online and other non-store sales, which are included in the overall number, are expected to increase between 10% and 12%.

"With consumer confidence high, unemployment low and wages growing, there is every reason to believe that retail sales will be robust throughout the year," observes NRF President Matthew Shay.

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