Tag: consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales plummeted 8.7% in March, a record drop as the viral outbreak closed down thousands of stores and shoppers stayed home.  Sales fell sharply across many categories: Auto sales dropped…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economic landscape would look even bleaker if not for America’s consumers. The economy slowed in the spring, and many analysts think the weakness will continue in the months ahead. Yet…