Stories tagged: sales
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 7 p.m.
Bob Woodward’s “Fear” is spreading quickly.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
The average price for homes with sales closing in August was $260,800 – nearly unchanged from $259,300 in July, and down from a peak of $268,830 in June, according to …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Best Buy Co. saw the biggest quarterly sales growth at established stores in 15 years, helping push revenue and profit beyond Wall Street expectations.
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 2 p.m.
The opening weekend for “Crazy Rich Asians” was historic. Its second weekend was even more impressive.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Walmart raised its financial outlook for the year after beating Wall Street’s expectations for the quarter and seeing the strongest growth in more than a decade in sales at established …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Macy’s raised its annual profit forecast as the department store reported an unexpected increase in a key sales measure.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Adding to Hollywood’s sizzling summer, the shark thriller “The Meg” opened well above expectations with an estimated $44.5 million in ticket sales, while Spike Lee had his best debut in …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Tom Cruise sped past Winnie-the-Pooh at the box office to lead all films for the second straight week with an estimated $35 million in ticket sales for “Mission Impossible: Fallout.”
Sun., July 29, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
After six movies, 22 years, countless bruises and a broken ankle, Tom Cruise’s death-defying “Mission: Impossible” stunts continue to pay off at the box office.
Tue., July 24, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
With sales stagnant at home, Harley-Davidson has looked increasingly overseas for buyers of its iconic motorcycles.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
PepsiCo’s beverage sales are still struggling as the company tries to adjust to Americans’ changing drinking habits.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Those involved in the retail side of Washington and Colorado cannabis sales don’t tend to stick around very long, according to the latest data from the Seattle-based cannabis software/data company …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
U.S. consumers bounced back in March and bought more cars, furniture and appliances after three months of declining retail sales.
Sun., April 15, 2018
Retailers are hoping for a resolution this year from the Supreme Court, which hears arguments Tuesday in a decades-old dispute: Whether companies must collect sales tax on items sold in …
Fri., April 6, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
Average home prices in the Spokane area continue to rise, reflecting demand for homes and a declining inventory.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
Steven Spielberg has found his way back to the top of the box office with the action-adventure “Ready Player One,” while Tyler Perry has scored again with “Acrimony.”
Thu., March 22, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Citigroup put new restrictions on firearm sales by its business customers, the company said Thursday, making it the first bank to announce changes to its policies in the wake of …
UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
T’Challa still rules the box office four weeks in, even with the fresh rivalry of another Walt Disney Studios release in “A Wrinkle in Time.”
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
Department store chain J.C. Penney says it has cut more than 300 jobs and reported disappointing sales at established stores for the quarter that includes the holiday season. It also …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Dick’s Sporting Goods, a major U.S. retailer, will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
“Black Panther” scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Auto sales were strong in January, with average prices up 4 percent – an early sign of an inflationary economy.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 2:52 p.m.
Sales and profits picked up for companies at the end of last year, and more say they’re paying their workers higher wages and salaries in the latest signs that the …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
1. Violin Master Class with Mira Wang 3-5 p.m., Friday, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Chinese violinist Mira Wang will perform the U.S. premiere of …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Taraji P. Henson and Paddington Bear and all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, but “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” still roared …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:11 p.m.
Sears has secured more financing, and is considering more cost cutting, as the beleaguered retailer reported a big sales drop during the critical holiday season.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 11:36 p.m.
Kohl’s put up strong sales numbers throughout November and December, joining other traditional department stores in a much needed holiday rally.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
The Smith & Wesson 9 mm that Juhl used to kill himself in Yakima in 2014 was familiar to law enforcement: The Washington State Patrol had seized it years earlier …