Aug 14, 2013
It's a big week for retailers, with several releasing earnings reports that will give a glimpse at the strength of the back-to-school shopping season.
Aug 13, 2013
People were, in fact, out shopping and buying during the mid-summer.
Aug 12, 2013
Checking in with the summer consumer
Jun 13, 2013
Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.
May 16, 2013
Temperatures were down across much of the United States, causing consumers to huddle at home instead of going out.
May 15, 2013
It's a big week for department-store earnings. How are they faring in the stutter-step economic recovery?
Mar 13, 2013
Retail sales ticked up by 1.1 percent last month according to the Commerce Department. The growth was better than expected, despite higher gas prices and the payroll tax increase that went into effect at the beginning of the year.
Oct 15, 2012
U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.
Oct 2, 2012
This morning the National Retail Federation predicted modest growth for holiday shopping this year -- up about four percent -- and automakers are expecting another strong month of sales.