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BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 30:  Visitors walk through a shopping mall covered in Christmas decorations on November 30, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. German retail sales jumped to their highest level in October, leading to the strongest monthly gain since June 2011 and giving retailers hope for a strong holiday season.  (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 30:  Visitors walk through a shopping mall covered in Christmas decorations on November 30, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. German retail sales jumped to their highest level in October, leading to the strongest monthly gain since June 2011 and giving retailers hope for a strong holiday season.  (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

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