Retail and wholesale sector performance

September 09, 2017 - 9:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three cases of water through a Nestle water delivery company. She...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Retail sales in Britain, a key component of the economy, rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before as consumers remain constrained by falling real incomes. The rate of increase reported by the Office for National Statistics was unchanged from June's...
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August 17, 2017 - 4:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that retail sales in Britain rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before. The increase was half the rate recorded in June but slightly ahead of market expectations for a 0.2 percent rise. The Office for National Statistics said...
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FILE - This Monday, July 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building in New York. World stock markets were mixed on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians could pass tax reform legislation before Christmas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 16, 2017 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday morning as retailers including Urban Outfitters and Target climb. That's helping retailers recover some of the sharp losses they took a day earlier. Health care companies and banks are also trading higher. Energy companies are lagging the rest of the...
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August 16, 2017 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday morning as retailers including Urban Outfitters and Target climb. That's helping retailers recover some of the sharp losses they took a day earlier. Health care companies and banks are also trading higher. Energy companies are lagging the rest of the...
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July 20, 2017 - 5:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that retail sales in Britain bounced back during June, with the warm weather bolstering clothing sales in particular. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that retail sales grew by a monthly 0.6 percent, a solid recovery following May's 1.1 percent...
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July 17, 2017 - 1:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rose Monday after major Wall Street indexes hit new highs and China reported unexpectedly strong economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.6 percent to 26,542.00 and Seoul's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,422.72. The Shanghai Composite...
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July 16, 2017 - 10:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, boosted by trade and consumer spending, despite concerns about a possible impending slowdown. Output rose 6.9 percent in the three months ending in June compared with a year earlier, government data showed Monday. That was in...
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This Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo shows a price tag on a pair of shoes for sale at a Marshalls store, in Methuen, Mass. On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for June. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
July 14, 2017 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 could remain sluggish. Retail sales fell 0.2 percent after declining 0...
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This Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo shows a price tag on a pair of shoes for sale at a Marshalls store, in Methuen, Mass. On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for June. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
July 14, 2017 - 8:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. Retail sales fell 0.2 percent after declining 0.1...
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