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Wall Street closed out a choppy week of trading with more of the same Friday, as a late-afternoon stumble led U.S. stock indexes to a mixed finish.
Retail sales rose strongly in September, the fifth consecutive month of growth, as Americans spent more on clothing, cars and sporting goods.
BMW will pay an $18 million fine to settle allegations that it inflated its monthly U.S. sales numbers for five straight years.
Walmart is launching a new membership service that it hopes can compete with Amazon Prime.
Retail sales fell 0.5% in February, the largest drop in more than a year, indicating that the consumer sector was slowing even before the coronavirus struck with force in the United States. Economists said they were looking for even weaker numbers in coming months.
U.S. consumer confidence slipped ever so slightly in December, as expectations fell about economic growth over the next six months.
U.S. retail sales rose at a modest pace in November as the holiday shopping season appeared to have a slow start.
U.S. retail sales rose slightly in January after a sharp drop in December, reflecting caution taken by consumers amid a government shutdown and volatile stock market.
U.S. retail sales barely rose in August as consumers slowed their spending after a robust month of shopping in July.
U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in April, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending earlier this year and driving stronger economic growth.
U.S. consumers went on a shopping binge last month as the holiday season began, leading to big gains among online retailers, electronics stores and furniture stores.
U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, as bullish consumers bought more cars, furniture and clothes.
A cautious outlook on the crucial holiday season overshadowed progress Target made in bringing more customers to its stores, pulling its shares down sharply. The shares of other retailers fell as well, even though overall economic figures show people still spending.
Consumers cut back on their shopping in August by the largest amount in six months as declining auto sales offset gains in other areas.
Amazon has some job openings. Lots of them. The company said Wednesday that it’s looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across the U.S.
Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores and gasoline stations. The spending pullback came despite a healthy job market and suggests that economic growth may remain sluggish.
H&M, a Swedish clothing retailer, will open a new store in NorthTown Mall in fall, officials have announced.
Americans cut spending at gasoline stations, department stores and electronics shops in May as retail sales registered their biggest drop in 16 months, a cautionary sign for the economy.
The U.S. economy is back on track for steady growth, though not much more. Data released Friday showed consumer retail purchases rose last month, albeit less than forecast, after a March gain that was revised from a decline, indicating the early-2017 slowdown was transitory. The consumer-price index stabilized in April following the first drop in a year, though a gauge excluding food and energy posted the smallest year-over-year increase since October 2015.
Shoppers in a holiday spending mood boosted taxable retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 across Washington, including the Spokane area.