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Stories with subject: Retail and wholesale sector performance
  • Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 10:03 am

    NEW YORK - Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth and other factors, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.

  • Roswell police offer station as 'safe zone' for online sales 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 3:07 pm

    ROSWELL, New Mexico - The Roswell Police Department is offering its headquarters as a safe place for people buying and selling things online to meet.

  • Recreational pot users score bags of bud at Oregon shops story has photos
    Updated: Oct-01-15 2:14 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Excited shoppers looking to score some of the first recreational marijuana sold legally in Oregon bought up baggies of bud early Thursday, taking advantage of door-buster prices and other deals.

  • Autos and restaurants push US retail sales higher in August story has photos
    Updated: Sep-15-15 9:15 am

    WASHINGTON - Americans stepped up their spending on cars, restaurant meals, groceries and clothing in August, suggesting that consumers will help sustain U.S. economic growth despite a broader global slowdown.