- December shoppers trimmed spending in Tupelo Updated: Mar-08-14 12:33 pm
- To raise or not to raise wages? Updated: Feb-20-14 6:50 pm
- US credit card late payments up in 4Q from 3Q Updated: Feb-18-14 2:34 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - Shoppers cut back in December in Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi's retail hub, but some of the region's cities like Corinth, New Albany and Oxford saw an increase in sales.
NEW YORK - Gap's decision this week to raise the hourly wages of workers at its stores nationwide puts pressure on other major U.S. retailers to do the same.
LOS ANGELES - Many Americans took on more credit card debt and failed to make timely payments in the final quarter of 2013, when consumers typically crank up spending on holiday shopping.