Retail sales rose 1.6% in the week ended Nov. 10, double the 0.8% jump in the week ended Nov. 3, according to the weekly retail sales report released by Johnson Redbook Wednesday.

November was up 1.2% from November 2011, short of the 2.1% increase expected, while sales fell 0.2% from October, missing that target of a 2.1% rise.

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