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Retail Sales Growth Slows to 0.1% After Months of Strong Spending

Auto sales fell 0.8% last month and clothing stores sales plunged 1.7% .....»»

Category: topSource: timeSep 14th, 2018

Retail Sales Growth Slows As Fuel Costs Rise

Following March's surprising surge in Retail Sales - after 3 months of declines - April saw spending growth slow notably to just +0.3% from a revised-higher March 0.8% gain. February's initial decline was also revised t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2018

U.S. retail sales slow, but exhibit underlying strength

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data kept intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Rose Slightly in August

American consumers reined in their spending in August, taking a breather after very strong sales growth in July......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

U.S. retail sales post smallest gain in six months

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data likely keep intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

U.S. retail sales barely rise; import prices drop

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data likely keep intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Rose in August

American consumers reined in their spending in August, taking a breather after very strong sales growth in July......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Strong Retail Sales in June Boosted Growth

Americans boosted their spending at retailers in June, capping a strong quarter of consumption that is expected to help ramp up economic growth......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 16th, 2018

Growth can outperform value for several more months, says Lindsey Bell

CFRA's investment strategist also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that May's strong retail sales data bodes well for economic growth and brings comfort to those concerned about inflation......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

US Retail Rise: ETFs in Focus

U.S. retail sales increase for the first time in three months owing to strong consumer spending and improved economic fundamentals. U.S. retail sales picked up in March after decl.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 17th, 2018

The Trump Effect: US economy Poised for Strong Growth in Q-3

The Trump Effect: US economy Poised for Strong Growth in Q-3 US economy is expanding at a 4.4% annualized rate in Q-3, the Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow forecast model showed Friday despite retail sales reco.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 14th, 2018

Retail Spending Growth Slowed in August

U.S. retail spending rose less than expected in August, although year-over-year retail sales are up nearly 6%. Slower auto and clothing sales weighed most heavily on August sales......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 14th, 2018

TJX and Ross Stores Could Report Stellar Q2 Results This Week

Strong U.S. retail sales over the past three months -- particularly for apparel -- is likely to have allowed the two top off-price retailers to beat their forecasts by an even wider margin than usual last quarter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 19th, 2018

Walmart Rides Strong Consumer Spending to Faster Sales Growth

Walmart said sales rose at the fastest rate in over a decade as the world’s largest retailer continues to draw more people to stores and benefit from strong consumer spending......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 16th, 2018

Retail Sales and Manufacturing Are Powering U.S. Growth This Summer

A surge in retail sales and rising manufacturing output suggest the U.S. economy’s strong growth in the second quarter continued into the third......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

Consumers Start Third Quarter With Strong July Retail Sales

Americans boosted their spending in July, a robust start for consumer spending in the third quarter amid a strong labor market and robust consumer confidence......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

Retail Spending Remains Strong, Up More Than 6% in July

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday morning that retail sales in July rose 0.5% month over month and more than 6% year over year. The increase was much better than expected......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 15th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Rise Amid Robust Consumer Confidence

Americans boosted their spending in July, a robust start for consumer spending in the third quarter amid a strong labor market and robust consumer confidence......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

US retail sales expected to beat expectations in 2018, but tariffs loom

Amazon is foremost among e-commerce retailers that have experienced strong growth in recent years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 13th, 2018

NRF lifts 2018 U.S. retail sales forecast on strong job market, tax reform

The National Retail Federation on Monday raised its U.S. retail sales forecast for 2018, citing higher wages, gains in disposable income and a strong job market that have boosted consumer spending......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2018

NRF lifts 2018 U.S. retail sales forecast on strong job market, tax reform

The National Retail Federation on Monday raised its U.S. retail sales forecast for 2018, citing higher wages, gains in disposable income and a strong job market that have boosted consumer spending......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 13th, 2018