November 20, 2013 - Industry News
Despite a partial government shut down last month, resulting in hundreds of thousands of people being out of work and with no paychecks, retail sales in the U.S. unexpectedly increased.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Freight, Consumer Prices, Home Sales
October 29, 2013 - Industry News
Retail sales moved 0.1% lower in September from August but were 3.2% higher from the same time in 2012, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence, Wholesale Prices
September 13, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED--Retail sales increased less than expected during August compared to the month before, but are up significantly compared to a year ago, driven primarily by auto sales.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence
August 13, 2013 - Industry News
Retail sales in the United States posted their fourth straight monthly increase. The pace for July rose less than the previous month's increase, but sales are well ahead of the level from a year ago.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales
July 15, 2013 - Industry News
Retail sales in the United States continue growing, according to new figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department, but not as much as many were hoping.
June 14, 2013 - Industry News
While not all the recent numbers that measure the health of the U.S. economy are glowing, they are not as bad, and in some cases much better, than analysts were expecting during this second quarter.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Retail Sales, Industrial Production
May 13, 2013 - Industry News
Retail sales in the United State edged slightly higher in April after falling the month before, but analysts say the gains are broad-based.
April 12, 2013 - Industry News
Retail sales and consumer confidence have taken a downturn, but the reasons for it aren’t clear, while producer prices fell and business inventories have barely moved higher.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence
March 13, 2013 - Industry News
U.S. retail sales rose in February by the greatest level since September. The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday reported a 1.1% increase from the month before with the January figure being upwardly revised to a 0.2% gain. February activity was 4.6% higher than the same time a year ago.
February 14, 2013 - Industry News
Retail sales for the country started off in low gear during January, hitting their slowest pace in three months, with some analysts blaming the expiration of Social Security payroll tax cuts for the drop.
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