UPDATE 1-Mexico Sept retail sales fall 1.1 pct from Aug

lunes 23 de noviembre de 2015 10:16 GYT

(Adds comparisons)
    MEXICO CITY, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Mexican retail sales slipped
in September, the national statistics agency said on Monday,
pointing to flagging consumer-driven growth in Latin America's
No. 2 economy. 
    Sales fell 1.1 percent in September on a
monthly basis. Compared with a year ago, retail sales grew 4.9
    Steady consumer growth helped underpin the economy this
year, which expanded at its fastest pace in two years in the
third quarter, despite a slump in oil output. 
 Retail      September      August 2015     September 2014
 sales (pct  2015                           
 month/mont  -1.1           1.5             -0.1
 year/year   4.9            6.4             4.5

 (Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)