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Retail Sales Bounce Up 17.7% After Record Drop As States Reopen-NPR, 6/16

As more states and cities reopened restaurants and shopping centers, U.S. retail spending swung big in May, climbing 17.7%, the U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday. Spending is still down 6.1% from a year earlier because of the coronavirus pandemic. And economists warn of a long and uncertain recovery. NPR, 06/16/2020

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