NEW YORK – Retail sales rose 3.3% in the week ended March 10 after a 3.0% gain the week before, according to the Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index.

March was up 3.1% from March 2011 (target was a 3.3% gain) and rose 0.2% compared to February (0.4% increase target).

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