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Retail sales fell 0.5% in June.
That’s well below expectations of a gain of 0.2%.
It’s also wel worse than a decline of 0.2% seen last month.
Excluding autos, the decline was 0.4%.
And excluding autos and gas the decline was 0.2%.
This chart from the report shows how ugly the month was across every main category.