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Stories with subject: Retail and wholesale sector performance
  • US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 11:28 am

    WASHINGTON - Americans bought more cars, restaurant meals and building supplies in July, a rise in spending that points to steady economic growth anchored by an improving job market.

  • Report: Retail sales of farm tractors up in July 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 5:06 am

    WICHITA, Kansas - A new industry report shows retail sales of farm tractors up nearly 19 percent this past July when compared to the same month a year ago.

  • FACT CHECK: GOP candidates veer from the truth in 1st debate story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 11:33 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday's televised debate was the first opportunity for the party to start whittling down its choices. So it's no surprise that the candidates had a vested interest in puffing up their own records as governors, senators and public figures. And some of them just got the facts wrong.