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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

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

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

Economic Report: Consumers boost spending in May as incomes rise and inflation stays low

Consumer spending rose at a healthy clip in May for the third month in a row, suggesting the U.S. economy is still on solid ground even as growth has waned. Consumer spending increased 0.4% last month while the yearly rate of inflation slowed to 1.5%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2019

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate

The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain's biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market under a cloud from poor early summer weather......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

Weak Retail Sales May Sour GDP Growth Targets for the Second Quarter of 2019

Retail sales are often volatile on a monthly reporting basis, and the markets are getting to deal with a fresh round of negative news when it comes to the consumer spending habits of Americans......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 15th, 2019

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fall in April

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, which could temper expectations for a sharp rebound in consumer spending after it slowed in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2019

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy

U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong

U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Consumer Spending Growth Maximum Since 2009: 5 Winners

Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-third of economic output, increases 0.9% in March - the highest monthly increase since August 2009. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 30th, 2019

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fall as economy slows

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February, the latest sign economic growth has shifted into low gear as stimulus from $1.5 trillion in tax cuts and increased government spending fades......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2019

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fall in February

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February, the latest sign economic growth has shifted into low gear as stimulus from $1.5 trillion in tax cuts and increased government spending fades......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2019

Weak February U.S. retail sales underscore slowing economy

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February, the latest sign economic growth has shifted into low gear as stimulus from $1.5 trillion in tax cuts and increased government spending fades......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2019

U.S. consumer spending inches higher

U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January and income increased modestly in February, suggesting the economy was fast losing momentum after growth slowed in the fourth quarter. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019

U.S. consumer spending soft, inflation benign as economy slows

U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January and income increased modestly in February, suggesting the economy was fast losing momentum after growth slowed in the fourth quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019

Retail Sales Growth Sluggish Despite Higher Employment, Fatter Paychecks

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows only moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

March Retail Sales Rebound, With Help From Autos

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows only moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Capitol Report: Retail spending, wage growth picked up in March, Bank of America data indicate

Data culled from Bank of America‚Äôs credit cards, debit cards and customer accounts show that retail spending as well as wages accelerated in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2018

Weak consumer spending seen restraining U.S. growth in first quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy likely slowed in the first quarter as growth in consumer spending braked sharply, but the setback is expected to be temporary against the backdrop of a tightening labor market and large fiscal stimulus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

US GDP blows past estimates despite slowdown in consumer spending

Adam Glanzman/Getty The US economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter, according to an advance estimate of gross domestic product from the Commerce Department. But GDP growth early this year slowed from the fourt.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2018

Economic Report: Stingy consumer spending in GDP report grabs the attention of economists

Here are economist reactions to data showing first-quarter gross domestic product growth slowed to the lowest in four quarters:.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2018