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Apr 30, 2013 at 4:37 PM
The plastic bag ban starts Wednesday, and it's going to change more than just grocery shopping.
Apr 30, 2013 at 4:04 PM
Hundreds of young women from around the world are kicking their dance routines into high gear in New York this week in hopes of joining perhaps the most famous dance troupe there is - the Rockettes.
Apr 26, 2013 at 9:56 AM
Samsung said January-March net profit surged 42 percent to 7.2 trillion won ($6.5 billion) from 5 trillion won a year earlier.
Apr 9, 2013 at 8:01 AM
J.C. Penney is hoping its former CEO can revive the retailer after a risky turnaround strategy backfired and led to massive losses and steep sales declines.
Apr 9, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Unlike most bike shops, Bicycle Re-Source of Bend (BRoB, for short), fixes bikes to give away.
Mar 7, 2013 at 7:41 AM
Retailers are reporting modest sales gains for February as consumers, uninspired by cool weather and worried about the economy, shopped cautiously for spring merchandise.
Feb 21, 2013 at 11:20 AM
The world's largest retailer on Thursday reported that a lower tax rate helped boost net income by 8.6 percent during the fourth quarter, but the company offered a tempered forecast as its lower-income shoppers struggle with delayed income tax...
Feb 13, 2013 at 9:17 AM
Americans barely spent more last month at retail businesses and restaurants after higher taxes cut their paychecks. The small increase suggests consumer spending may be weak in the January-March quarter, which could hold back economic growth.
Feb 8, 2013 at 8:46 AM
China's auto sales rose 46 percent in January to a monthly record on strong demand for SUVs in pre-Lunar New Year shopping, an industry group reported Friday.
Feb 7, 2013 at 8:24 AM
The nation's consumers shopped the winter clearance racks in January, resulting in strong sales during the month for a diverse group of retailers. But analysts expect shoppers to pull back as the deals dry up and Americans digest rising gas prices...
Feb 5, 2013 at 7:18 AM
The number of federal background checks for firearm sales declined last month following a surge in gun sales toward the end of the year that's left many retailers out of stock as Washington considered new gun control measures.
Jan 31, 2013 at 7:59 AM
Nintendo's president Thursday ruled out price cuts for its new Wii U home console as a way to boost sales, vowing to become profitable again in its core businesses as smartphones and tablets increasingly threaten specialized game machines.
Jan 31, 2013 at 7:48 AM
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose sharply last week but remained at a level consistent with moderate hiring.
Jan 29, 2013 at 9:04 AM
The struggling department store chain this week will begin adding back some of the hundreds of sales it ditched last year in hopes of luring shoppers who were turned off when the discounts disappeared, CEO Ron Johnson told The Associated Press.
Jan 28, 2013 at 11:26 AM
The struggling department store chain this week will begin adding some of the hundreds of sales it ditched last year in hopes of luring back shoppers who were turned off when the discounts disappeared.