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U.S. retail forecast for year falls

A sluggish start in U.S. retail sales in the first half of the year has caused the National Retail Federation to turn back its year-over-year growth forecast to 3.6 percent from 4.1 percent for 2014 even though sales are expected to grow significantly faster over the next five months.

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