Retail Sales Surged In March

Retail sales surged in March as federal stimulus checks bolstered wallets and the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines boosted spending at stores. The Commerce Department said Thursday that retail sales soared a seasonally adjusted 9.8% in March compared with the month prior. It was the steepest increase since May last year, when the retail sector stared to rebound from the early spring shutdowns across the nation. Read more at CNN Business.