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A million people bought this $530 Android-powered iPhone competitor in less than a month

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Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider
OnePlus sold 1 million units of its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 6, in less than a month.
It's a small number compared to Apple and Samsung phone sales, but OnePlus founder and CEO Pete Lau says he's happy with the OnePlus 6's sales performance.
The company previously sold 1 million of its two previous smartphones - the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T - in three months.
The company has a loyal fan base similar to Apple's iPhone.
Over 1 million people purchased the OnePlus 6 - the newest smartphone from the small Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus - in under a...
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Retail sales surge to biggest gain in 6 months

Retail sales surge to biggest gain in 6 months

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Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters
Retail sales jumped 0.8% in May, making for their biggest advance since November 2017.
Motor vehicle and gasoline sales were strong.
Excluding autos, retail sales increased 0.5%.
- U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in May as consumers bought motor vehicle and a range of other goods even as they paid more for gasoline, the latest indication of an acceleration in economic growth in the second quarter.
The Commerce Department said on Thursday retail sales jumped 0.8 percent last month, the biggest advance since November 2017. Data for April was revised...
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