US retail sales likely tumbled in April as virus took hold

US retail sales likely tumbled in April as virus took hold

Shoppers walk past a sign encouraging masks at SouthPark Mall, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Strongsville, Ohio. Ohio retail businesses reopened Tuesday following a nearly two-month-long shutdown ordered by Gov. Mike DeWine to limit the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) BALTIMORE — U.S. retail sales likely plummeted in April as the coronavirus paralyzed […]