Higher costs for labor and supplies are increasing price tags.
But considering what we're comparing them to — the stimulus-fueled month of March — that's not so bad.
The commercial landlord agreed to lower mall retailers' base rents for a bigger cut of their sales.
Wholesalers are like the middlemen of the retail supply chain, buying goods from manufacturers to sell to retailers.
Jobless claims and retail spending data out Thursday suggest that the economy's laying the groundwork for recovery.
Newly vaccinated and armed with $1,400 stimulus checks, Americans went on a spending spree last month.
Indicators like alcohol and sweatpant sales paint a picture of how we lived the past pandemic year.
The $600 stimulus checks got Americans shopping again.
The 2008 recession hit more broadly, and retailers were stuck with a lot of inventory. This time, retailers had time to plan.