FILE - In this June 4, 2015 file photo, shoppers check out at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Springdale, Ark. Economists forecast that retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent last November, according to a survey by FactSet on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. This would be a modest acceleration from a gain of 0.1 percent in October and flat sales in September. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
FILE - In this June 4, 2015 file photo, shoppers check out at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Springdale, Ark. Economists forecast that retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent last November, according to a survey by FactSet on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. This would be a modest acceleration from a gain of 0.1 percent in October and flat sales in September. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) Danny Johnston AP
FILE - In this June 4, 2015 file photo, shoppers check out at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Springdale, Ark. Economists forecast that retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent last November, according to a survey by FactSet on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. This would be a modest acceleration from a gain of 0.1 percent in October and flat sales in September. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) Danny Johnston AP

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