Stories tagged: sales
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017
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 …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
Officials in an eastern Idaho city have approved the selling of wine and liquor until 2 a.m. so the city can be more successful at attracting businesses.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
The first month of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Nevada significantly outpaced the opening month of sales in other states where it’s legal for adult use.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
More than half the states with sales taxes are using a temporary amnesty program to corral scofflaw online businesses into their tax systems, just in time to reap sales taxes …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
The Stephen King adaptation “It” from New Line and Warner Bros. shattered records over the weekend earning $117.2 million from 4,103 locations according to studio estimates on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Danish toy maker Lego will cut 1,400 jobs, or about eight percent of its global workforce, after reporting a decline in sales and profits in the first half of 2017.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Hollywood effectively took the weekend off, resulting in one of the most dismal box-office results in 16 years.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Walmart’s recent spending spree to try to catch up to Amazon seems to be paying off.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Consumers went out shopping in a big way in July, pushing up retail sales by the largest amount in seven months.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
Macy’s, Kohl’s and Dillard’s all said Thursday that a key sales figure fell again in the latest quarter as customers increasingly shop online, at discount stores and elsewhere. Nordstrom, the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017
Tumbling prices can’t stop growth of Spokane County’s legal marijuana market on three-year anniversary
The same gram of weed that cost consumers $25 to $30 in 2014 will now set you back about $7, according to the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board. But Spokane …
Thu., July 13, 2017
The company that helped define fast food is making supersized efforts to reverse its fading popularity and catch up to a landscape that has evolved around it. That includes expanding …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017
The e-commerce giant didn’t disclose a figure but said purchases made by members of its Prime loyalty program, to whom the discount extravaganza is geared, were 60 percent higher than …
Fri., June 23, 2017
As retailers struggle to draw in shoppers who have migrated online, stores are seizing on one of the few bright spots in the industry – fitness and wellness – in …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017
SmartRecruiters is opening a Spokane sales office in March that will employ about 10 people.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
Automakers are on the cusp of a second record-breaking year for sales as dealers made an end-of-year push to empty their lots over the weekend. But even as the industry …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gift list – but a one-day …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
When Microsoft, chasing the success of Amazon.com’s Amazon Web Services business, started pushing its own package of rented processing power and web-based business tools, the company’s salespeople treated them as …
Wed., May 4, 2016
Washington state revenue officials say taxable retail sales in 2015 topped $135 billion. That was an 8.4 percent increase over 2014.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015
Millwood, a suburb of roughly 1,800 residents, recently got its first check from Washington state as a reimbursement of marijuana tax revenue.
Wed., Aug. 5, 2015
Marijuana sales in Spokane County dipped in July, the first drop in month-to-month retail receipts since the drug became legal. The county’s 15 shops sold $3.8 million worth of marijuana …
Wed., Dec. 10, 2014
Consumers spent $1 million last month on legal marijuana in Spokane County, the first time recreational sales eclipsed that mark since shops opened this summer. While market shares have tumbled …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
Recreational marijuana sales are soaring in August, thanks in part to a big Friday that came in the midst of several large-scale marijuana events in Western Washington. According to sales …
Wed., July 9, 2014
A cross-country road trip landed New Hampshire natives Steve and Tricia Goyette in north Spokane just hours before the city’s first recreational marijuana store let in its first customers Tuesday. …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
It’s December, the malls are bustling and “Sale” signs are everywhere. Good time to grab the deals? Not so fast. Savvy shoppers should realize that some items are actually a …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2013
Sales of small businesses are finally making big gains. Fred Barkman, who last year bought Spectra Laboratories, a company that tests land and water for toxins, is in the process …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
NEW YORK — Warnings of weaker sales from big companies and a jump in long-term interest rates drove the stock market lower early Thursday.
Tue., July 3, 2012
DETROIT — From the tiny Fiat 500 to the Ram pickup truck, sales of Chrysler vehicles charged higher in June, despite concerns that buyers would be turned off by slower …
Sat., March 26, 2011
PARMA, Ohio – The Girl Scouts were selling their cookies the old-fashioned way, pulling a creaky-wheeled red wagon laden with Thin Mints and Samoas down a suburban street. But the …