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Retail Sales Bounced Back Last Month

In a promising sign for the economy, retail sales in May jumped up nearly 18 percent, nearly double the amount predicted by economists!

The 17.7 percent increase was the biggest one-month jump ever, following record drops in April and March.

The biggest boom?  Sales of clothing and accessories, which increased by a whopping 188 percent last month.

Danielle Tufano

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