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Stories with subject: Retail and wholesale sector performance
  • AP News Guide: Oregon weed legal soon, but not legally sold 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 1:05 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal - up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household.

  • US wholesale prices jump in May, led by eggs, gasoline story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 9:15 am

    WASHINGTON - Prices at the wholesale level rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years in May, pushed higher by a sharp jump in the cost of gasoline and a record increase in the price eggs related to an outbreak of avian influenza. But outside of increases in volatile food and energy costs, core inflation remained moderate.

  • US retail sales jump in a sign of more confident consumers story has photos
    Updated: Jun-11-15 10:19 am

    WASHINGTON - Americans stepped up their spending at retailers in May, especially for autos, clothes and building materials, in a sign that strong job growth has begun to boost store sales.

  • Oregon considers 20 percent tax on retail marijuana 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 7:05 pm

    GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The Oregon Legislature is considering imposing up to a 20 percent sales tax on retail sales of marijuana once it becomes available to consumers.