Retail sales up for 10th straight month in April

A shopper checks her receipt outside Macy's in New York on Monday, Feb. 25, 2008. (Mark Lennihan)

May 12, 2011 11:38:13 AM PDT
Consumers spent more on gasoline, clothing and autos in April, pushing retail sales up for a 10th straight month. But much of the gain came from a surge in gasoline prices.