From MarketWatch: "WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Americans purchased fewer goods and services at retail stores in June, showing little appetite to boost spending despite a gradually improving U.S. economy."
"... Still, most economists continue to expect spending to accelerate, even if just modestly."
"'Buoyant consumer confidence, solid employment, low gas prices, and firmer wage growth should support stronger household outlays in coming months,' lead U.S. economist Gregory Daco of Oxford Economics wrote in a report."