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US retail shows signs of improvements

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American retails sales went up at a rate of 0.3% in February compared to January with sales for the month 3.9% higher than in 2009.

A return to the shops, even in the cold weather, has kept figures rising for four months in a row.

Caroline Hepker reports.

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