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Retail Sales Plunge A Record 16.4% In April; Clothing Hardest Hit With 79% Drop : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

People walk near closed shops on a quiet Las Vegas Strip on May 8. Retail sales dropped a record 16.4% last month.

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People walk near closed shops on a quiet Las Vegas Strip on May 8. Retail sales dropped a record 16.4% last month.

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Updated at 9:31 a.m. ET

In a historic collapse, retail spending in the United States nosedived again last month, dropping a record 16.4% as people avoided restaurants, bars, stores and malls during the coronavirus pandemic.

The devastation spread across virtually all sectors, hitting

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Retail Sales Plunge A Record 16.4{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} In April; Clothing Hardest Hit With 79{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} Drop : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

People walk near closed shops on a quiet Las Vegas Strip on May 8. Retail sales dropped a record 16.4{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} last month.

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People walk near closed shops on a quiet Las Vegas Strip on May 8. Retail sales dropped a record 16.4{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} last month.

Bridget Bennett/AFP/Getty Images

Updated at 9:31 a.m. ET

In a historic collapse, retail spending in the United States nosedived again last month, dropping a record 16.4{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} as people avoided restaurants, bars, stores and malls during the coronavirus pandemic.

The devastation spread across virtually all sectors, hitting

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The Best Sales Online: April 16-18

There’s no time like the present to treat yourself to something new. From pre-Mother’s Day sales to spring savings events, retailers are taking every opportunity to knock prices down this weekend. To help you find the deals worth cashing in on, we’ve narrowed down the list below to the best sales online right now in fashion, beauty, home, tech and and more.

Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away, and a ton of brands are having sales so that

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