WASHINGTON — Retail sales increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.4% in March as sales excluding autos rose 0.8%, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.

February retail sales were revised to a 1.1% increase and sales excluding autos were up a revised 1.1%.

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