Another month of falling sales for retailers (table), which was expected amid cool weather and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Another month of falling sales for retailers (table), which was expected amid cool weather and comparisons with last June when shoppers came armed with stimulus checks. It was the first month without Wal-Mart (WMT) after the mega-discounter dropped out of the race, even as Shell (RDS.A) leapfrogged it as the world's largest company. Consumer Discretionary SPDR ETF (XLY) +0.1%.