FILE-In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012, photo, shoppers walk through the South Shore Mall in Braintree, Mass. U.S. retail sales declined in April and May, pulled down by a sharp drop in gas prices. But ... more 
FILE-In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012, photo, shoppers walk through the South Shore Mall in Braintree, Mass. U.S. retail sales declined in April and May, pulled down by a sharp drop in gas prices. But even after excluding volatile gas sales, consumers increased their spending only modestly. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Stephan Savoia, File
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 9:40 AM EDT