Retail Sales

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August 25, 2015

Monthly Used Class 8 Truck Orders Remain Flat

Gains on the retail side of the used truck market were offset by decreases in the auction and wholesale markets.

August 13, 2015

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Recover Following Slump

U.S. consumers showed a new willingness to spend more money last month, an indication there may be increasing momentum in the economy.

July 14, 2015

Retail Sales Drop Surprises Analysts

Economic Watch: Retail sales in the U.S. eased up in June, according to a new Commerce Department report, while previous month's figures were revised lower.

June 11, 2015

Retail Sales Improve for Third Straight Month

Retail sales in the U.S. continue improving after slowing at the end of last year and the beginning of this year, but things could still be better.

May 27, 2015

Goodyear Expands Sales and Service at 3 Retread Plants

Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center has opened sales and service departments at retread plants in three high-traffic areas in an effort to better service fleets.

May 13, 2015

Economic Watch: April Retail Sales Go Nowhere

U.S. retail sales in April were virtually unchanged from March, according to a Commerce Department report released Wednesday morning.

April 14, 2015

Economic Watch: March Wholesale Prices, Retail Sales Move Higher

Prices at the wholesale level rose in March for the first time since October, according to the U.S. Labor Department on Tuesday.

March 12, 2015

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Fall for Third Straight Month

Retail sales in the U.S. fell for the third straight month in February as harsh weather in much of the country kept consumers and their wallets at home.

February 12, 2015

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Slump, Container Volume to Increase

U.S. retail sales slumped in January for the second straight months, falling 0.8% from the month before, according to a new Commerce Department report and double the amount forecast by many economists.

January 26, 2015

Truck Dealer of the Year Nominees

Several truck dealerships were nominated for the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year award, with Scott McCandless of McCandless Truck Center taking home the top prize. He was was among a group of six dealers nominated for the award, including Brian Bruckner of Bruckner Truck Sales, Kevin G. Holmes of TriState Truck Center, Robert Neitzke of GATR Truck Center, Kari J. Rihm of Rihm Kenworth, and James Sayre Jr. of G.L. Sayre Inc. Here are some photos, new and old, of the five other nominees for the award. Photos courtesy of respective dealerships.

January 14, 2015

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Drop in December, Increase Overall for Year

Retail sales in the U.S. fell in December by the largest amount in nearly a year, according to a new Commerce Department report.

December 11, 2014

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Post Biggest Gain in Eight Months

The 0.7% increase from the month before is well above what many analysts were expecting.

December 2, 2014

Economic Watch: Construction Spending Up, Holiday Sales Start Off Slow

Construction spending in the U.S. posted its biggest increase in five months during October, according to a new Commerce Department report released Tuesday.

November 14, 2014

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Rebound, Consumer Sentiment Upbeat

Retail sales in the U.S. rebounded in October due to broad-based gains, as consumers get ready to head into the Christmas shopping season, according to a U.S. Commerce Department report.

October 15, 2014

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Lower, Producer Prices Fall

Retail sales in the U.S. during September stumbled a bit, marking the first month-to-month decline since January, while a separate report shows there is no reason for concern about inflationary pressures.

October 14, 2014

Economic Watch: Holiday Sales Expected to Jump Following October Container Surge

After a turbulent start to 2014, the nation’s retailers expect sales in November and December to increase a healthy 4.1% to $616.9 billion, higher than 2013’s actual 3.1% increase during that same time frame.

September 12, 2014

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Best in Four Months

The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday reported August retail sales were up 0.6% from the month before and 5% higher than the same time a year ago.

July 15, 2014

Economic Watch: June Retail Sales Gain Only 0.2%

Retail sales increased in June, according to a new Commerce Department report, but the gain was far less than analysts were expecting.

June 12, 2014

Economic Watch: Retail Sales Increase for Fourth Straight Month

Retail sales in the U.S. increased for the fourth consecutive month during May increasing 0.3% from the month before and 4.3% from the level the same time a year earlier.

May 13, 2014

Economic Watch: April Retail Sales Barely Improve

Retail sales in the U.S. barely moved higher in April, increasing just 0.1% from the month before, according to new Commerce Department figures.

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