WASHINGTON — Retail sales got a boost in June, as retailers turned up the discount volume to clear off shelves for back-to-school merchandise, according to economists.
Sales at apparel and accessories stores rose a healthy 1.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis last month to $14.7 billion, according to the Commerce Department’s monthly retail sales report. Compared with June 2002, sales in the sector rose 2.9 percent.
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