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US Retail Sales Jump as Consumers Grow More Confident

July 15,2016 18:18

WASHINGTON—U.S. retail sales posted a healthy gain in June, a sign of sturdy consumer spending this spring that should support the broader economy headed into the second half of the year. Sales at retail stores and restaurants rose 0.6% in June from ...



WASHINGTON—U.S. retail sales posted a healthy gain in June, a sign of sturdy consumer spending this spring that should support the broader economy headed into the second half of the year. Sales at retail stores and restaurants rose 0.6% in June from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted $456.98 billion, the Commerce Department said Friday....

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