Retail sales climb 7.5 percent in June with coronavirus spike looming

US retailers continued their swift recovery from the coronavirus crisis last month — but a recent surge in infections could sicken merchants once again. Retail and food service sales climbed 7.5 percent in June, to $524.3 billion, beating economists’ expectations for a 5 percent gain on the heels of May’s record 18.2 percent surge, the… Continue reading at New York Post