August Retail Sales Rise Despite 'Trifecta of Macroeconomic Headwinds'
Retail sales increased August as consumer demand outweighed the pandemic, supply chain disruptions and other factors.
Labor Market Will Play Increasing Role in Economic Outlook but Rising Wages Could Lead to More Inflation
Strong consumer spending has been boosted by government stimulus but will rely on job creation as stimulus subsides.
July Retail Sales Slow Amid Tight Supply Chain but Demand Continues as Consumers Learn to ‘Live with the Virus’
July retail sales slowed as merchants faced supply chain disruptions and vaccinations let consumers dine out and travel.