December retail sales fall 1.1% after slipping in November


              File - People shop at an Apple store in the Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, New Jersey, on Saturday, December 17, 2022. On Wednesday, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for December. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
            
              Irene Schaefer, of Johnson Creek, Wis., shops for hats at Longhorn Saddlery in Dubuque, Iowa, on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. On Wednesday, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for December. (Jessica Reilly/Telegraph Herald via AP)
December retail sales fall 1.1% after slipping in November