Discount stores lead retail sales lift

Diane Swonk Jun 13, 2013
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Discount stores lead retail sales lift

Diane Swonk Jun 13, 2013
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Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.

Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss.

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