TOKYO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales fell 8.7% in September from a year earlier, down for a seventh straight month, government data showed on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic kept a lid on consumers’ shopping appetite.
That compared with a median market forecast for a 7.7% drop.
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here (Reporting by Yoshifumi Takemoto, writing by Kaori Kaneko Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)
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