Feb 20, 2013 The pace of home building slowed in January, falling 8.5 percent from December. Despite the decrease, January was still the third best month for house construction since 2008.
Feb 19, 2013 While many market analysts have been touting the recent spate of mergers and acquisitions as a sign of business confidence, the trend might be more out of necessity.
Jun 25, 2013 Barnes & Noble is expected to report a profit for the last quarter, but its digital e-reader business isn't performing as hoped.
Feb 15, 2013 The company that was founded by a former football player and is known for its hard-core, performance sportswear is testing a new branding strategy geared towards women.
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Feb 4, 2013 Retailers used to keep tabs on shoppers to prevent theft. Now they’re using various technologies to study shoppers so they can increase sales.
Jan 30, 2013 A year ago, retailer J.C. Penney announced a new strategy to cut so-called "everyday" prices by about 40 percent, while reducing the number of sales a month. The company has had to walk back those plans as shoppers remained addicted to sales.
Jan 23, 2013 South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.
Jan 22, 2013 Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.
Jan 16, 2013 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.