In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands, in Atlanta. Americans stepped up spending at re

 

              In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands, in Atlanta. Americans stepped up spending at re
In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands, in Atlanta. Americans stepped up spending at retail businesses in May at the best pace in three months, fueled by more car purchases. The gain shows consumers remain resilient despite higher taxes and could drive faster growth later this year. (AP Photo/Jaime Henry-White)