Macy's, Best Buy Sales Declines Reflect Pullback by Shoppers

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Consumers pulled back on purchases of apparel and electronics in recent months, while continuing to spend on groceries and other necessities, according to some of the largest U.S. retailers. 

Department-store chain Macy’s Inc. on Thursday said sales were down 4.6% in the fourth quarter, as people spent less online and in stores. Macy’s has said that the days around Christmas were a bright spot in an otherwise underwhelming holiday season as it burned off inventory. 

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