Retail Sector Strengthens As Consumers Return To In-Person Shopping

Consumer shopping habits were undoubtedly altered by the COVID-19 pandemic as more people purchased goods online to avoid coming into contact with people who may have been infected by the potentially deadly virus.

But as life returns to normal and inflation eases, consumers are again shopping at brick-and-mortar stores. Core retail sales increased 0.6% in April, according to research from commercial real estate firm Marcus & Millichap. Read more at Benzinga.