By  on June 14, 2019

The breakdown of trade talks between the U.S. and China and the prospect of yet more tariffs did not deter shoppers from opening their wallets last month, but economists warn that could soon change.

New figures from the Commerce Department showed that excluding volatile items such as autos and gasoline, retail sales ticked up by an impressive 0.5 percent in May.

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