Stories tagged: sales
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
U.S. new-home sales fell slightly in September with all regions of the country except the Midwest showing declines.
Wed., June 26, 2019
Tesla is close to setting a quarterly record for deliveries, but the company is having trouble shipping vehicles to the right places as the second quarter comes to a close, …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Despite a business environment that is increasingly hostile to physical retailers, REI is delivering impressive results.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
Bob Woodward’s “Fear” is spreading quickly.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
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
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
The opening weekend for “Crazy Rich Asians” was historic. Its second weekend was even more impressive.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
With sales stagnant at home, Harley-Davidson has looked increasingly overseas for buyers of its iconic motorcycles.
Tue., July 10, 2018
PepsiCo’s beverage sales are still struggling as the company tries to adjust to Americans’ changing drinking habits.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018
Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons.