Stories tagged: sales
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 …
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Customers hoping to be among the first in California to purchase marijuana legally lined up early Monday, as the arrival of the new year brought with it broad legalization of …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Spokane-area home sales continued at a strong pace in November, benefiting from mild temperatures and the lack of significant snowfall. Strong demand for homes and inventory shortages will continue in …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Shares in bookseller Barnes & Noble tumbled almost 12 percent Thursday after the company reported a sharp drop in quarterly sales.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Sears said Thursday that revenue and a key sales figure plummeted in its most recent quarter as it closed stores, shut down pharmacies at some Kmart locations and lost shoppers …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
A retail trade group estimates that people who shopped both online and in stores from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday spent more than those who stuck to one or the other.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Despite holiday deals all month, shoppers still picked up their spending on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, one technology company says.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
California released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s emerging legal marijuana industry, while potentially opening the way for larger-scale cultivation that some fear could strangle small-farm growers.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
The God of Thunder isn’t ready to relinquish his box office throne yet.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Macy’s sales fell as it had a hard time pulling shoppers through its doors and Kohl’s reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, underscoring just how challenging the holiday shopping …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Apple’s iPhone X went on sale Friday, as the company scrambles to meet demand for a marquee device that sports a lush screen, facial-recognition skills and a $1,000 price tag.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” notched one of the most dismal wide-release debuts in recent years on a sluggish pre-Halloween weekend where the horror sequel “Jigsaw” topped all releases despite an underperforming …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Americans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Toyota, Honda, Ford, General Motors, Nissan and Volkswagen all posted strong monthly U.S. sales numbers, confirming expectations that a boost in sales from hurricane-ravaged Texas would push the industry to …