Retail Sales Soared in May

WASHINGTON—Americans spent a big chunk of their paychecks on retail goods in May, one of several developments helping lift the economy to a stronger phase of growth this year.

Sales at U.S. retailers rose 0.8% from a month earlier to $502 billion, the Commerce Department said Thursday. That marked the biggest one-month jump since November.

Americans…

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