Stories tagged: sales
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Despite a business environment that is increasingly hostile to physical retailers, REI is delivering impressive results.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Some order pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw meat online. Others find them in …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
“Aquaman” is still the champ at the box office three weeks in, but the high-concept thriller “Escape Room” also drew some substantial crowds in its debut weekend.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
On Wednesday, MasterCard SpendingPulse – which tracks retail spending trends – said holiday sales had seen the strongest growth in the past six years, surging 5.1 percent to more than …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
In a flood of new releases, “Aquaman” easily swam past “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Bumblebee” to lead the busy pre-Christmas weekend with an estimated $67.4 million over the weekend, according …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
A group trying to legalize marijuana sales in Richland says they may take their fight to court after the city’s attorney says their initiative is not valid.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
On a typically sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend in movie theaters, leftovers led the box office and Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” repeated as No. 1 with $25.8 million in ticket sales, …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that consumer spending has been strong, fueled by a better economy and stores’ investments in online services including features that allow shoppers to buy …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
With consumers already shopping more online, Cyber Monday is expected to bring in record e-commerce sales as retailers’ digital operations face their first major test of the season.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:18 p.m.
Never-worn pieces from LuLaRoe, a multilevel marketing company that sells soft, comfortable clothing designed to fit all body types, are being consigned to the store in huge batches. Cut from …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
U.S. consumer spending edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September, a disappointing performance in which rebounding auto sales were offset by weakness in other areas.
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 12:55 p.m.
The Neil Armstrong film “First Man” settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, says it expects sales in November and December to rise between 4.3 percent and 4.8 percent to $717.45 billion to …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 3.5 percent in August, snapping a two-month decline as buying surged in the pricey Northeast and West housing markets.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
For the first time in more than two years, a straight-up comedy is No. 1 at the box office. Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish’s “Night School” debuted with $28 million …
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.